"Bye land, bye sea"

Artichoke Yink Press

Buy Land or Buy Sea
Author/s: K. Allerslev, R.Allerslev, M. Weber, C. K. Wilde
Edition: 1
Year: 2007
Size: 20" x 13" x 3/4"
Pages: 36

A global compendium of text, image and material (dirt, water, metal, organic) samples gathered throughout the world over two years. Buy Land or Buy Sea affectively illuminates a monumental narrative of colonial history both libratory and oppressive while also constructing an oblique incantation of resistance activated with the reading of the book.Media: aspiration, drawing, mono-printing, painting, and rubbings, cayenne, curry powder, graphite, ink, tumeric, wax crayon and other media, various handmade papers. Binding by Christopher Wilde, with faux Mother of Pearl plastic, copper and aluminum inlays, with cover stove branding by Kurt Allerslev and Marshall Weber Locations of material and matrix samplings: The Library Way Title Plaque, at 41st and Fifth Ave., New York City provided the ubiquitous open book template. Berlin, Germany Dietrich Bonhoeffer Memorial, Kirche Platz Dresden, Germany, various memorials Liepzig, Germany, various memorials London, England Chelsea Arts Club East London Station Flor Kent's "Fur Das Kind" sculpture located outside Liverpool Station Liverpool Station Piccadilly Circle plaque from a bridge over the Thames Royal Air Force Memorial on The Strand various edifices on The Strand various War Memorials Mokelumne Hill, California 49'ers plaque, Jewish Cemetery Mokelumne Hill cemetery various historical plaques Montauk, New York Percy Heath Memorial, rock wall plaque Montauk Point Park New York, New York architectural plaques, Park Avenue, 42nd Street Confucious Plaza Memorial Library Way, 41st, Fifth Avenue Paris, France Modigliani's Grave Stone, Pre-Lachaise Cemetery Orange, California Various plaques, Chapman College San Fransisco, CA Rammaytush Tribe Memorial, Mission District Washington DC Einstein Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Organik is a collaborative group that creates books, paintings and installations in a unique, intimate, spontaneous and passionate mode of choreographed artmaking.

In the collection of the Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbuttel, Germany

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