Luanne Martineau re-works each cover of FREAKOUT, grafting polymorphous forms from grey and coloured fleece onto the existing industrial grey felt cover and densely sandwiched texts.
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Abject and beautiful, these parasitic swellings, bruises, organic and decorative forms now invade and adorn the cover. Inside, the densely sandwiched texts are transplants from a range of history. German surrealist Hannah Hoch, Oscar Wilde, the British novelist Angela Carter and philosopher/theorist Georges Bataille, are intertwined with documentary photographs from the U.B.C. Architecture Department and images of the artist’s recent work.Limited Edition: 20 copies (+2 APs) signed and numbered by the artist on the first page.
Publication date: April 2007
Size:9.25” H X 12.25
Pages: 64 pages 100% rag paper, giclee prints, archival ink. 48 colour plates including recent images of work by the artist and documentary images and text from the University of British Columbia Architecture Department Archives. Included are re-printed texts from Hannah Höch (1920), Angela Carter (1979 ), Oscar Wilde (1920), Georges Bataille (1903), Mierle Laderman Ukeles (1969) and selected quotations from Louise Bourgeois (1998), and Woody Allen (1971).
Cover: Industrial felt (100% wool cover) with hand punch felted additions by the artist. Screen-printed with cream design and red glitter ink lettering. Each cover is individually sewn and bound to the book by the artist.