MUSIC: COMPOSERS, CONDUCTORS, GROUPS

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Blank Forms Editions

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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 250 pgs / 25 color / 25 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2021 p. 81   

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Blank Forms 8

Edited by Lawrence Kumpf, Tyler Maxin. Text by Karen Finley, Shelley Hirsch, George E. Lewis, Gordon Monahan, Kris Paulsen, David Rosenbloom.

Archival documents and new writings on Jerry Hunt, video-art pioneer and electronic magus

Jerry Hunt (1943–93) is sometimes described as a shamanic figure with the look of a “Central Texas meat inspector.” One of the most compelling composers in the word of late 20th-century new music, he made work that combined video synthesis, installation art and early computers with rough-hewn sculptures, scores drawn from celestial alphabets and homemade electronics activated by his signature wands and impassioned gestures. Hunt lived his entire life in Texas, between Dallas, Waco, Houston and Austin, eventually settling in a house he built himself ("an interactive environment") on a ranch in Canton, but his pataphysical, abrasive and humorous performances took him all over North America and Europe, where he amassed a small but dedicated following.
This volume represents the first ever book-length collection devoted to the underknown composer's work, and includes an introductory essay by Tyler Maxin and Lawrence Kumpf, interviews with Hunt, detailed analyses of his music and video practices, and remembrances and reflections on his work from his friends and collaborators. Given the diversity of Hunt's practice, this book will be of great interest to scholars, practitioners and enthusiasts in the fields of contemporary art, music and sound art, video and media, and performance. The publication is occasioned by a 2021 exhibition of Hunt’s work at Blank Forms.


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STATUS: Forthcoming | 12/7/2021

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BLANK FORMS
Transmissions from the Pleroma

TRANSMISSIONS FROM THE PLEROMA

Edited by Lawrence Kumpf, Tyler Maxin. Text by Karen Finley, Shelley Hirsch, George E. Lewis, Gordon Monahan, Kris Paulsen, David Rosenbloom.

BLANK FORMS EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781953691057
USD $20.00
| CAN $27

Pub Date: 12/7/2021
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The Cowboy's Dreams of Home

THE COWBOY'S DREAMS OF HOME

BLANK FORMS EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781733723596
USD $20.00
| CAN $28

Pub Date: 9/7/2021
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS

The Beatles in Comic Strips

THE BEATLES IN COMIC STRIPS

By Enzo Gentile, Fabio Schiavo.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857208114
USD $39.95
| CAN $50

Pub Date: 8/21/2012
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Metallica: The Black Album in Black & White

METALLICA: THE BLACK ALBUM IN BLACK & WHITE

Introductions by Ross Halfin, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Jason Newsted, Robert Trujillo.

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526761
USD $49.95
| CAN $64.95

Pub Date: 10/19/2021
Forthcoming


Transmissions from the Pleroma

TRANSMISSIONS FROM THE PLEROMA

Edited by Lawrence Kumpf, Tyler Maxin. Text by Karen Finley, Shelley Hirsch, George E. Lewis, Gordon Monahan, Kris Paulsen, David Rosenbloom.

BLANK FORMS EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781953691057
USD $20.00
| CAN $27

Pub Date: 12/7/2021
Forthcoming


Try Saying You’re Alive!: Kazuki Tomokawa in His Own Words

TRY SAYING YOU’RE ALIVE!: KAZUKI TOMOKAWA IN HIS OWN WORDS

By Kazuki Tomokawa. Translated with introduction by Daniel Joseph. Introduction by Damon Krukowski.

BLANK FORMS EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781953691033
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Pub Date: 11/16/2021
Forthcoming


The Threepenny Opera: Making Of

THE THREEPENNY OPERA: MAKING OF

Text by Marion Brasch, Juri Sternburg. Photographs by Jörg Brüggemann.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959054669
USD $35.00
| CAN $47

Pub Date: 1/18/2022
Forthcoming


Nik Bärtsch: Listening

NIK BäRTSCH: LISTENING

By Nik Bärtsch, Andrea Pfisterer-Bärtsch.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037786703
USD $45.00
| CAN $61

Pub Date: 8/31/2021
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The Threepenny Opera: Making Of

THE THREEPENNY OPERA: MAKING OF

Text by Marion Brasch, Juri Sternburg. Photographs by Jörg Brüggemann.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959054669
USD $35.00
| CAN $47

Pub Date: 1/18/2022
Forthcoming


Nik Bärtsch: Listening

NIK BäRTSCH: LISTENING

By Nik Bärtsch, Andrea Pfisterer-Bärtsch.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037786703
USD $45.00
| CAN $61

Pub Date: 8/31/2021
Active | In stock


Transmissions from the Pleroma

TRANSMISSIONS FROM THE PLEROMA

Edited by Lawrence Kumpf, Tyler Maxin. Text by Karen Finley, Shelley Hirsch, George E. Lewis, Gordon Monahan, Kris Paulsen, David Rosenbloom.

BLANK FORMS EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781953691057
USD $20.00
| CAN $27

Pub Date: 12/7/2021
Forthcoming


Try Saying You’re Alive!: Kazuki Tomokawa in His Own Words

TRY SAYING YOU’RE ALIVE!: KAZUKI TOMOKAWA IN HIS OWN WORDS

By Kazuki Tomokawa. Translated with introduction by Daniel Joseph. Introduction by Damon Krukowski.

BLANK FORMS EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781953691033
USD $20.00
| CAN $27

Pub Date: 11/16/2021
Forthcoming


Led Zeppelin Vinyl

LED ZEPPELIN VINYL

By Ross Halfin.

REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526808
USD $59.95
| CAN $83.95

Pub Date: 8/10/2021
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Milford Graves: A Mind-Body Deal

MILFORD GRAVES: A MIND-BODY DEAL

Introduction by Mark Christman. Text by Jake Nussbaum, Melvin Gibbs, John Corbett, Carlo Ventura, Milford Graves, Blake Bradford.

INVENTORY PRESS/ARS NOVA WORKSHOP

ISBN: 9781941753378
USD $45.00
| CAN $63 UK £ 40

Pub Date: 2/15/2022
Forthcoming



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