Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Don’t Count My Scars Like Tree Rings
Toronto, Canada: Self-published, 1998
Liquid paper lines are added to a sound effects record of a heartbeat, creating a duet between the recorded sounds and the skipping needle.
Toronto, Canada: Self-published, 2005
A pie-graph of the top ten selling records of all time is recreated as a vinyl record, using proportional wedges from the recordings involved, which include The Eagles, Michael Jackson, Boston, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Pink Floyd, Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles, Elton John and Billy Joel.
My two contributions to the MKG127 exhibition Record Shop, which also feature record related works by Sonny Assu (Vancouver), Deanna Bowen, Bill Burns, Roula Partheniou, Geoffrey Pugen, Marla Hlady, Christof Migone, Jacob Robert Whibley (Toronto), Michael Dumontier, Suzie Smith (Winnipeg), Instant Coffee, Jeffery & Humphrey (Vancouver/Winnipeg), Laura Kikauka (Meaford, ON) and Eleanor King (New York).
Record Shop continues until August 11th. For more information, visit the MKG127 site here.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Monday, July 16, 2018
The Cabin of Count Dracula
Brisbane, USA: Trillium Press, 2005
14 x 14 x 6"
Edition of 10
A set of twenty lithographs depicting a variety of imagined activities happening at the vampire’s log cabin retreat. The prints are on Arches Cover paper, each signed with initials and numbered VII/X in pencil. They are housed in a custom hand-made wooden log cabin box, on a bed of faux beaver fur. A 9" marbelized green vinyl record (released separately in an edition of 1000) is also included.
Labels: Marcel Dzama
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Sonic Youth [Raymond Pettibon]
(Over) Kill Yr Idols
Newtonville, USA: Forced Exposure, 1985
17.8 × 18.4 cm.
Edition of 1246
Early 7" single recorded live in Berlin in 1983 and released alongside Forced Exposure magazine #7/8, and made available to Forced Exposure subscribers. Between ten and twenty test pressing copies have covers fully hand-coloured by Thurston Moore and a significant proportion of all copies feature some hand colouring.