Shop > Artists' Books

#10945

MAN AARG! Poetry, Essay, Art Practice

Artist
David Barridge
Price
$10.00
Date
2013
Publisher
X Marks the Bökship
Format
Artists' Books
ISBN
978-1-908452-39-9
Size
13 × 19.5 × 0.5 cm
Length
96 
Description

‘Good afternoon. As writer in residence, I have been reading through the publications distributed – also, sometimes, performed, published, written, and conceived – at X Marks the Bökship, the bookshop and project space in Bethnal Green, London.

One dominant form amongst these publications is the script, by which I mean a piece of writing that uses the conventions of the traditional theatre playscript, including stage directions, characters, scripted dialogue, scenes and acts. I want to explore some examples of these scripts and suggest why it might be such a prevalent form within this recent convergence of experimental writing and arts practice.’

MAN AARG! Poetry, Essay, Art Practice is a 96 page book on books written by David Berridge in response to his residency at X Marks the Bökship. MAN AARG! is a jumbled exercise in reading about writing and writing about reading. A detour along the shelves of the past and the present tuning in to ‘a choral cacophony of diverse practitioners, testimony to a time and scene.’ MAN AARG is the first in a new artists’ writing series imprint, N0 Demand published by X Marks the Bökship, and the 100th book launched since the space opened in 2008.

‘A celebration of self-publishing as a constant throughout histories of art and literature, not an embittered last resort.’

  1. MAN AARG!

Poetry, Essay, Art Practice
 

Related Items

  1. Jasmine Reimer: Small Obstructions
  2. Daniel Olson: ’73-’74
  3. Waldemar Cordeiro and Franz Mon: Waldemar Cordeiro & Franz Mon
  4. Mark von Schlegell: Ickles, Etc.
  5. Jordan Lord, Carissa Rodriguez, Lise Soskolne, and Anicka Yi: The Politics of Friendship
  6. Clint Burnham: The Benjamin Sonnets
  7. Service Media

Is it “Public Art“ or is it Art in Public Space?
  8. David Benjamin Sherry: It’s Time
  9. Staffan Boije af Gennäs, Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Niels Henriksen, and Amelia Ishmael: J’ai Froid
  10. Alex Turgeon: Love Poems for Ceres
  11. Rabih Mroué: A BAK Critical Reader in Artists’ Practice
  12. Jack Pierson: Tomorrow’s Man 2
  13. Kenneth Goldsmith: Letter to Bettina Funcke
  14. Dan Gilsdorf: Repo Man
  15. Seth Price: 2000 Words
  16. Harrell Fletcher / Michael Rakowitz
  17. Roman Signer: Slow Movement
  18. Some Principals and Practice of Twelve Modern Art Styles
  19. Matthew Brannon: Hyenas Are...
  20. Divya Mehra: Pouring Water on a Drowning Man
  21. Jack Pierson: Tomorrow’s Man 3
  22. Roni Horn: Hack Wit
  23. Félicia Atkinson and Bartolomé Sanson: The Last Frontier
  24. Hansjörg Mayer: Typo
  25. Yona Friedman: Manuels volume 3
  26. Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne Turpin: Fantasies of the Library
  27. Downing Street
  28. Oscar D’Artois: Teen Surf Goth
  29. Gustave Morin: Clean Sails
  30. Susan Wheeler: Visitors

ed. Jason Dodge
  31. Allen Ruppersberg: Drawing/and Writing
  32. Kevin Immanuel: Michel Foucault Letters
  33. William J. O’Brien: Ceramic Heads
  34. Poetry Slam Vol. 1
  35. Pawel Althamer: 2000 Words