fb pixcode

MUSIC: COMPOSERS, CONDUCTORS, GROUPS

PUBLISHER
Edition Patrick Frey

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 8.25 x 11 in. / 600 pgs / 400 color / 100 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2024 p. 50   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9783907236666 TRADE
List Price: $75.00 CDN $110.00

AVAILABILITY
Awaiting stock

TERRITORY
NA ONLY

THE SPRING 2024 ARTBOOK | D.A.P. CATALOG

Artbook | D.A.P. Catalog Cover Link
Preview our Spring 2024 catalog, featuring more than 500 new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture.
  

EDITION PATRICK FREY

Lee Scratch Perry: Black Ark

Text by Ishion Hutchinson, David Katz, Kodwo Eshun, John Corbett.

Lee Scratch Perry: Black Ark

A massive photographic archive of Lee “Scratch” Perry’s legendary recording studio

A 600-page tribute to one of the most famous locales in music history, Black Ark is a detailed inventory of photographs and writings from the Black Ark Studios in Kingston, Jamaica, where producer Lee “Scratch” Perry created music from 1973 onward. The eclectic and constantly evolving decoration of the studio provides an enduring visual counterpart to Perry’s expansive musical catalog. From mural paintings to shape-shifting assemblages of records, instruments, found objects, posters and newspaper clippings, the artworks layer upon one another as they intertwine with the studio building itself. Perry created his own dense and diverse world in which to work: memorialized in this volume before the Black Ark disappears for good.
The photographic documentation of the studio in the spring of 2021 was supplemented by efforts to secure and preserve Perry’s works, objects and recordings as part of a joint project with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Black Ark reflects the rhythm and layering effects of collage both in its content and the materials used to craft the book. Perry was involved in the development of this publication until his death in August 2021. The book closes with memorial essays from Ishion Hutchinson, David Katz, Kodwo Eshun and John Corbett.
Lee “Scratch” Perry (1936–2021) was a musician and producer best known for pioneering the dub genre in the 1970s. He worked with well-known Jamaican artists such as Bob Marley and the Wailers, the Heptones, the Congos and Max Romeo. In 2003 he won a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Lee Scratch Perry: Black Ark.'

Lee Scratch Perry: Black Ark

STATUS: Forthcoming | 7/21/2024

This title is not yet published in the U.S. To pre-order or receive notice when the book is available, please email orders @ artbook.com