Clearance Process by Jordan Scott (with an audio composition by Jason Starnes)

In April 2015, Jordan Scott spent five days touring the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center. Clearance Process is a record of that time — a photo and audio essay that asks “How can we listen to redaction? How can we listen to entire systems of it?”

Alison Dean’s “Penitent Spy,” a companion essay, is available to read here.

A selection from Decomp (Coach House, 2013), a collaboration between Jordan Scott and Stephen Collis, appeared in The Capilano Review Issue 3.16. Scott is also the author of Silt (New Star, 2005), which was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, and Blert (MODL, 2008). Night & Ox is forthcoming in 2016 from 49th Shelf. He lives in Vancouver, BC.

Jason Starnes is a composer and critic living in East Vancouver.

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