Tim Simonds - Faculty Canon
is artist Tim Simonds' first audio publication: a group reading of his book ╲╱╲╱╲╱╲╱╲╱╲╱╲╱╲
, including reading exercises, rehearsals, and canons. ╲╱╲╱╲╱╲╱╲╱╲╱╲╱╲
is a book composed of text and images taken from hesitations, misspellings, auto-corrections, and concealed errors in a teacher's marginalia, comments, and endnotes. Printed on the occasion of the exhibition I said, "say they"
at Round-Point Projects, Marseille, in 2017.
was performed by a group of faculty, teachers, and PhD candidates from a range of academic institutions: Daniel Ayat, Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, Thom Donovan, Emily Martin, Tom Rocha, Andrew Starner, Kyle Waugh, and Tim Simonds.
Performed and record December 14th, 2017, in the context of Leslie Brack's exhibition, Memorandum
, Cathouse Proper at 524 Projects, Brooklyn, NY
tr. 1: phatic talk - “...its hard to be those two at the same time” (6:58)
tr. 2: exercise 1 - breathing / introduction to a closed circle / finding part of a word (6:25)
tr. 3: exercise 2 - jumping / contents of the book we are reading / practicing reading (3:29)
tr. 4: exercise 3 - aspect us an depen on a dis lang from struct o (1:02)
tr. 5: exercise 3 - aspect us an depen on a dis lang from struct o, no.2 (3:15)
tr. 6: exercise 4 - aspect us an depen on a dis lang, with delay (2:51)
tr. 7: exercise 5 - pacing by page-turning (1:02)
tr. 8: exercise 5 - pacing by page-turning, no.2 (7:16)
tr. 9: exercise 6 - refining pace (1:27)
tr. 10: canon (0:53)
tr. 11: canon, no.2 (9:24)
tr. 12: phatic talk “I have the same one...” (2:26)
Edition of 75 with with insert (translucent voices piled into strata--accordion folded on polyester film).
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