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Lorna Brown ‘Apostrophe Catastrophe’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Lorna Brown Apostrophe Catastrophe, 2013 Vancouver artist, curator, editor and writer, Lorna Brown continues her work on parsing the mechanics of systems such as maps, archives, language and reading. Here she ruminates on the relationship between the words apostrophe and catastrophe. Brown has been exhibiting her artwork since the 1980s. She was a founder of the Vancouver Association for Non Commercial Culture and the Director/Curator of Artspeak Gallery. Her recent public work Digital Natives was… read more Lorna Brown ‘Apostrophe Catastrophe’ for Some Woolly Buzz

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Lisa Robertson and Pascal Poyet ‘doigt finger object chose’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Lisa Robertson and Pascal Poyet doigt finger object chose, 2013 This is a concrete poem concerning fingers and things. Lisa Robertson is a Canadian poet who lives in France. Pascal Poyet is a French poet who produces Édition Contratmaint with Françoise Goria in Toulouse. Robertson’s next book, Cinema of the Present, will be published by Coach House Books in the fall, and has been translated into French by Poyet, whose text A Physical Comedy, Robertson… read more Lisa Robertson and Pascal Poyet ‘doigt finger object chose’ for Some Woolly Buzz

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Dennis McNulty ‘Singing in the Wire’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Dennis McNulty Singing in the Wire, 2013 Singing in the Wire is a lyric from ‘Wichita Lineman’, which is sung from the perspective of a telecommunications engineer. The letters are made from stenciled limestone and the font is derived from a sixteen-segment digital display. In making this work, McNulty was imagining the lineman listening to the signal, trying to make out what someone was saying through ‘some woolly buzz’. Dennis McNulty is an artist and… read more Dennis McNulty ‘Singing in the Wire’ for Some Woolly Buzz

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Eileen Myles ‘Friends’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Eileen Myles Friends, 2013 Eileen Myles presents us with Friends, an image where she saw ‘nature looking at art’. Eileen Myles is a poet and novelist living and working in New York. Snowflake/different streets is the latest of her 18 books. She is a Professor Emeritus of Writing at UC San Diego and a 2012 Guggenheim fellow. 8.5 x 11 inches, published in an edition of 50

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Dan Starling ‘Desire’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Dan Starling Desire, 2013 A text about teenage desire is scratched into the metal cover of Madonna’s book Sex from 1992, which was produced as a rare collectors item. The text describes the buzz around the book upon its release and what it means today, now that Sex is available as a PDF online. Dan Starling lives in Vancouver and works in a variety of media including artists’ books. He screened his newest major work,… read more Dan Starling ‘Desire’ for Some Woolly Buzz

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Kevin Romaniuk for Some Woolly Buzz

Kevin Romaniuk Untitled, 2013 Vancouver based artist and musician Kevin Romaniuk made a truly woolly and buzzy print for the exhibition. Kevin Romaniuk’s works primarily in photography, drawing and video to explore ideas of masculinity via popular culture (sex, drugs, and rock and roll) and suburban social constructions. Together with artist Liam Hogen, Romaniuk is a Research Fellow at Acid Sweat Lodge. 8.5 x 11 inches, published in an edition of 50

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Mina Totino, ‘Floor Drawing’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Mina Totino Floor Drawing, 2013 Vancouver artist Mina Totino presents us with a happy accident, an image of a painting on her studio floor. Totino works primarily as a painter but her practice also includes drawing and photography. The third and final volume in her series of artists’ books, I Look Up is forthcoming form the Charles H. Scott Gallery and Publication Studio Vancouver. 8.5 x 11 inches, published in an edition of 50  

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Sydney Vermont for Some Woolly Buzz

Sydney Vermont Untitled, 2013 Sydney Vermont is a Vancouver artist, curator and musician. She is half of the band Hello Blue Roses and part of the artist collective Project Rainbow. She recently curated Wrong Wave 2013: Revenge of the New Puritan for Unit/Pitt Projects. 8.5 x 11 inches, published in an edition of 50

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Rita McBride, ‘Bingo’ for Some Woolly Buzz

  Rita McBride Bingo, 2013 Rita McBride is an American artist living in Düsseldorf. Her work explores the production of public space and the reception of culture through sculptures that recreate familiar elements from our immediate environment. She is the Director of Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. 11 x 17 inches, published in an edition of 50  

Alejandro Cesarco for Some Woolly Buzz
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Alejandro Cesarco, ‘Us’ for Some Woolly Buzz

Alejandro Cesarco Us, 2013 Us is a photograph of a scarf which is based on a work by Marcel Broodthaers. Alejandro Cesarco is originally from Montevideo but lives and works in New York. He is the Editor of the Art Resource Transfer Press. Cesarco’s work examines relationships between words and images and between the ‘sayable’ and the visible. 8.5 x 11 inches, published in an edition of 50