Works of James Beckett with constant interjections by Frank Key

In a spatially and conceptually complex arrangement of text, image and scale, this book is a multi-vocal account of the varied practice of Amsterdam-based artist James Beckett. Beckett’s work explores minor histories, many of which are concerned with industrial development and demise across Europe, a process of investigation which is as much physical as it is biographical. The pages of this new monograph are littered with associative interjections from the archive of Frank Key’s radio program “Hooting Yard”, as an irreverent running commentary. These texts become marginal notes to, and poetic mirrors of, the contributions of the book’s other authors: Will Bradley, Kari Cwynar, Moosje M. Goosen, Will Holder, Virginija Januškevičiūtė, Kathrin Jentjens, Angela Jerardi, Frank Key, Frances Larson, Catrin Lorch, Brian Pugh, and Dieter Roelstraate.

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Artist

James Beckett

Publishing house

Westreich Wagner

Country

United-States

Date

2013

Language

English

Number of pages

292 p.

Size

23 x 33 cm

ISBN

978-0-615726-28-1

Note

Silkscreened cover.