Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Brennan Burnside - Basement: the first week of December

 December 1 

1982 Office Depot stainless-steel pair of left-handed 

scissors, 8” ground blades, dark brown droplets along edge 

of each blade, 1 cm ring of rust around pivot screw, both 

bows wrapped in duct tape. 


December 2 

Three 2” tall molded glass Mason jars in northwest 

corner of room placed vertically along wall, brass-colored 

lid on each jar, jars farthest from northwest corner 

contain mulberry-colored substance, jar directly against 

corner absent hermetic rubber seal contain mulberry 

substance in bottom half and dark green substance in 

top half, all jars labeled “summer 2008”. 


December 3 

1’X3’X2’ corrugated box in southeast corner, 

box flaps open, broken pre-printed ULINE 

masking tape from middle of left side to 

left flap and right to middle of right flap of 

box, tape has repeated design of red hexagon 

with word “STOP” in white Arial font in center 

of hexagon followed by red Arial font ”IF SEAL 


ACCEPTING”, water damage along bottom of 

box reaching up 0.5” on each side of box, box 

empty except for 384 granules of silver glitter. 



December 4 

Lilac, blue and purple polyvinyl chloride tinsel, 

each 17”X1”, tinsel curled into small cone of 

three levels against plaster wall 5’ south of 

center of basement, each tinsel level a different color 

with purple on bottom, blue in middle, lilac on top, 

0.10” of bright red tinsel fluff resting in lilac tinsel. 


December 5 

Porcelain white Crane cast iron sink on floor, no faucet, 

no knobs, three holes with abrasion on sink top, 1’ 

backsplash with 7” hairline fracture beginning at sink top, 

bowl of sink 6”X42”, 1/2 cm width ring of rust around 

keyhole-shaped center hole on sink top, olive green cladosporium 

growing from empty hole in center of bowl, no drain. 



December 6 

12” brass rod with black rubber tips on 

each end in center of room laying on 

side point both north-north east and 

south-south west, two .02” deep dents 

in center of rod, dents .02” apart, scuff 

marks on left rubber tip. 



December 7 

Circle of sixteen E26 incandescent 120-volt 

quartz light bulbs, shards of two smashed E27 

incandescent 230-volt light bulbs and bright 

red tinsel fluff in center. 

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