Poems (LP) Jimmie Durham

Published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, 2022, vinyl record with 12 page booklet (b/w ill.), 31.3 × 31 cm, English

Price: €45

Recorded documentation of a reading that took place in Berlin in April 2021. Jimmie Durham reads from his books Columbus Day 1983, Poems That Do Not Go Together 2012, and Particle / Word Theory 2020, as well as other, unpublished poems. The record includes an accompanying booklet with drawings by Jimmie Durham and a text by the poet Ammiel Alcalay, who locates Durham’s poetry in American literature.

Jimmie Durham was an artist, poet, essayist and political activist. In 2019 he was awarded the Golden Lion for his life’s work at the Venice Biennale.

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The Beheading of the Fruit Fly (How will I know if you are truly a sentient being?) Antye Guenther

Published by Fw:Books, Amsterdam, 2021, 32 pages + vinyl record (duotone in black and silver), 31.5 × 31.5 cm, English

Price: €22

A vinyl publication dealing with seductive, nevertheless problematic computer-brain-analogies while acknowledging potential other-than-human intelligence/intelligent behaviour. It unfolds a poetic narrative of a machine that is talking back. This machine questions humans’ thinking and perception of the world in restrictive (binary) categories while expressing at the same time it’s longing for connection and for merging with its surrounding. The vinyl of THE BEHEADING OF THE FRUIT FLY contains electromagnetic sound emission of JUQUEEN, initially the fifth most powerful supercomputer in the world, located at the Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany.

#2021 #antyeguenther #lprecord
Capitol Complex / Ulterior Vistas (book + vinyl LP) Tris Vonna-Michell

Published by Mount Analogue, Stockholm, 2013, gatefold vinyl LP + book (softcover) 2 tracks (8'19 / 6'10), 44 pages (colour ill.), English

Price: €30

Tris Vonna-Michell’s artist’s record/book is constructed around two works, Capitol Complex (2012-2014) and Ulterior Vistas (2012-2013), both of which are encapsulated on a ten-inch vinyl record. The spoken-word compositions are enclosed within a gatefold design and accompanied by the Capitol Complex manuscript as a booklet insert and a bound series of Ulterior Vistas photographic montages.

British artist Tris Vonna-Michell (born 1982 in Southend-on-Sea, England, lives and works in London and Berlin) is a memory traveler who runs through the past and present. In his works, images, sound, light, and the most ordinary objects become the material of a totally individual experience where reality and fiction merge, and journey, memories, and invention coexist.

More information on the work can be found here and here.

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Jan Van Den Dobbelsteen COSMIC VOLUME # 17 Marc Nagtzaam

Published by SleepWellStudio, Eindhoven, 2004, Picture Disc LP (b/w ill.), 30.48 × 30.48 cm, English

Price: €23

Jan Van Den Dobbelsteen’s 2004 record, COSMIC VOLUME # 17, with artwork by Marc Nagtzaam.

Marc Nagtzaam has been producing a body of work that is based on one main subject: the idea of pattern, the repetition. He draws lines, grids, circles, words or sentences as in an endless search for collecting pieces of information.

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The Heralds – Un appel et peut-être une réponse Paul Elliman

Published by La Salle de bains, Lyon, 2019, vinyl record, (colour & b/w ill.), 31 × 31 cm, English

Price: €20

Superimposing different sources—background sounds, recordings of a charivari in the streets of Lyon, bird songs or rhythms and melodies of amateur or professional musicians—Paul Elliman’s vinyl record can be experienced as a form of sound loitering, each track composed by the transformation of different audio materials into unique musical collages. Born 1961. Paul Elliman lives and works in London.

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EU Remco Torenbosch

Published by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2017, white vinyl record, 31.3 × 31 cm, English

Price: €20

Produced on the occasion of the exhibition Collecting Europe, Victoria and Albert Museum, London. EU, 2017 is an abstracted version of the final part of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. This iconic composition has been used at historical moments, and is now the official anthem of the European Union.

More information on the project can be found here.

Designed by Žiga Testen.

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