Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Dave Dyment | Don’t Count My Scars Like Tree Rings, Top Ten

Dave Dyment
Don’t Count My Scars Like Tree Rings
Toronto, Canada: Self-published, 1998
12″ diameter
Unique work

Liquid paper lines are added to a sound effects record of a heartbeat, creating a duet between the recorded sounds and the skipping needle.

Dave Dyment
Top Ten
Toronto, Canada: Self-published2005
12" diameter
Unique work

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.

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