Excavate! The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall
What if, in order to write about The Fall, you had to write about: the Bury New Road, repetition, social clubs, the Isthmian League, the Anti-University, Taylorism, The Great God Pan, the Vorticists, Woolworths, rockabilly, tinsel excitement.
Edited by Tessa Norton and Bob Stanley. Contributors: Elain Harwood, Ian Penman, Paul Wilson, Owen Hatherley, Mark Fisher, Mark Sinker, Michael Bracewell & Jon Wilde, Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey, Sian Pattenden, Dan Fox, Adelle Stripe, Scott King, Richard McKenna. Ephemera: Fall Fans.
David Peace: “To 50,000 Fall Fans: please buy this inspired & inspiring, profound & provocative, beautiful & bonkers Book of Revelations, choc-stock-full of loving Acts by true Apostles, simultaneously both the scrapbook you wished you’d kept and a portal to futures & pasts, known & unknown, & a Fantastic Celebration of this Nation’s Saving Grace.”
Tim Burgess: “Mind blowing… brilliant.”
Maxine Peake: “A container sized treasure trove bursting at the hinges with strangeness and wonder . . . I strongly advise you to buy it.”
The Fields Here Are Full of Ghosts
You can buy this edition directly from Wysing, which supports both me and their amazing experimental, accessible, fun programme in the Cambridgeshire countryside. The looseleaf book is a handmade numbered edition of 100.
A splintered narrative is arranged over a multi-column looseleaf format, echoing the Zener flashcards designed in the 1930s to measure parapsychological ability. The text takes the experience of becoming a parent as a starting point to explore joy, grief, ghosts, memory, pop music and the elasticity of time. It’s a good gift for new parents, or anyone who has recently experienced an isolating period of anxiety and discombobulation.
Art Critic Bunnies (set of 3)
Set of 3 A3 risograph prints on nice uncoated paper in orange, neon pink and navy. Numbered edition of 10.
I’d suggest you keep Gary Indiana, give Clement Greenberg to your mum, and John Berger to someone you fancy.
£30 for set, plus £3 UK postage. Contact me if you’d like one and I’ll send you a payment link.
TREND FORECAST #1
42cm x 30cm digital print on v. fash-on satin paper. Edition of 20, numbered on reverse.
Right before the pandemic hit, Acne Studios announced a collaboration with Monster in My Pocket. What? They did! This is the end times, I thought. So I made this trend prediction in a fetching neon-pastel ombre. Then the rest of 2020 happened, and I dunno how it’s been for you, but this poster now appears to be an extremely cursed object. Buy at your own risk.
£10 plus £3 UK postage. Contact me if you’d like one and I’ll send you a payment link.
The Fields Here Are Full Of Ghosts (alternate take)
A3 risograph print on fancy uncoated paper. Numbered edition of 20.
£10 plus £3 UK p&p. Contact me if you’d like one and I’ll send you a payment link.
An Art Theory Urban Dictionary
A3 risograph print on nice uncoated, in a chic bottle-green. Numbered edition of 10.
A short edition of “earlier, funnier, work”, this originally published in the wonderful Hoax #3 in 2014. Also a crash-course in the themes and concerns of the art world of 2014, which as you’ll note are practically idyllic in comparison to today.
£10 plus £3 UK P&P. Contact me for a payment link.