An essay on violence and the force of the image, published in Episode: Pleasure and Persuasion in Lens-based Media, Artwords Press, 2008, eds. Joseph-Lester, Beech and Poole. This book is part of a larger project associated with the research group Curating Video led by Beech, Poole and Joseph-Lester. It featured touring exhibitions Episode and One Way Street, international symposia and a conference at Tate Britain, 2008. We Never Close was also presented at the TCS conference Ubiquitous Media, Tokyo, Japan, 2007.