The sources for artist quotes in this article are listed below:
The author’s conversation with David Ross, 2023
The Wire magazine, Let’s Make a Solar System review, 2009
David Sylvian, twitter, 2023
Japanese Death Poems: compiled by Yoel Hoffman, Tuttle Publishing, 1986
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