by China Miéville In a rough landscape in central Africa, men are at work. They carry fire, haul industrial parts, wheeze under protective masks. They’re sweating and exhausted. When at last evening comes, they clock off and shower for a long time under cobbled-together plumbing. Then they rummage in battered wardrobes, bring out extraordinary clothes, and transform. Crocodile shoes; canary jackets; Savile Row shirts. Twirling canes, they set out through the dust to strike a pose. To perform. A strut-off in a late-night bar.
As you may have noticed we’ve had a few delays with SALVAGE Issue #3, but we’re incredibly excited to announce that it’s very nearly with us! To be among the first to receive Issue #3 you can pre-order your copy from our webstore now. To pre-order click here. Or, to save money on every issue and to be guaranteed to get it before anyone else you can take out a one-year subscription here for £36/$56/€51 – that’s just £9 per issue! Salvage Issue #3: Or what’s a hell for? features: Helen Hester on the merging of woman, machine and