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2018

__p_________, a performance with in collaboration with Marla Hlady, Experimental Intermedia, New York City, December 7. More details soon.

squint.press participates in Volume, the Montreal Art Book Fair, SAT (1201 boul. St-Laurent), October 20-21, Montréal.

Malebouche, a performance for Verbal Matters event, PEER Gallery , London, England, October 18. More details soon.

Spooloff. A performance for two performers. Unspooling my archives. Double nod to Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape and Gilbert & George’s The Singing Sculpture. Presented at the London College of Communication (University of the Arts London – UAL).

Shopwork (LCC). A full-day workshop for graduate students in Sound Arts at the London College of Communication (University of the Arts London – UAL). The morning session consisted of an extended artist talk and a trial run of Spooloff. The afternoon was an entangled improvisation, or an improvisation of entanglement.

squint.press had a table at the 2018 Toronto Art Book Fair, July 5-8.

Single (2008) included in the group exhibition titled Record Shop at MKG127 in Toronto, June 30 – August 11. A limited edition of the screen-printed covers is now available from the online store.

Record Release 7-inch (Huronia) (2018), Vol. 5 (out of a series of 7) has been released. A collaboration with Marla Hlady. Part of the “Recounting Huronia: A Participatory Arts-based Research” project. Recordings made in fall 2014 at the Huronia Regional Centre in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Mixed and edited summer 2016. See Soundfull: A Wall Speaks, A Door Shakes, A Floor Trembles for an extended artist statement on the project. There are 77 copies of each release in the series. Published by squint.press. Main page for overall project here.

Record Release 7-inch (Scratch) (2018), Vol. 4 (out of a series of 7) has been released. Recorded and presented as part of Sweet Gongs Vibrating at the San Diego Art Institute, a line has two sides at the Artlab in London (Ontario), and in Toronto: Press Play at Zalucky Contemporary, and at the Tranzac. All in 2016-2017. Mixed and edited summer 2017. There are 77 copies of each release in the series. Published by squint.press. Main page for overall project here.

Disco Sec (Publication) (2009), is now available from the online store. The original publication consisted of an LP cover, 5 x 11″ x 11″ full-color inserts, plus an audio CD. The numbered edition of 45 has a hole drilled through all the material (save the cd cover and cd itself), plus an MDF board to give the object much needed rigidity. The board has been marked by a punch tool with the number of the edition. These are the only remaining copies of this publication. Originally published by Avatar/OHM éditions in 2009. Graphic design by Jean-François Proulx of Balistique. Main page for project: Disco Sec.

Records from Record Release Record (2016), first presented as part of solo exhibition Press Play at Zalucky Contemporary in Toronto, Nov. 2016 – Jan. 2017 are now available for mailorder from the online store. Each 12” record is part of a set of 12, and there are 12 sets in total (1 – Arrows, 2 – Art, 3 – Books, 4 – Card Catalogues, 5 – Circles, 6 – Flowers, 7 – Halves, 8 – Hands, 9 – Lines, 10 – Records, 11 – Rocks, 12 – Shadows). The records covers and vinyl inside are unrelated to the image on the front which documents a single vinyl pellet left in a location. The image is printed on adhesive paper and overlaps on all four sides effectively sealing the record inside. The pellets are part of the long-term project Record Release 12-inch which consists in releasing a single record one pellet at a time.

Fragments of Noise. Invited special guest to contribute to week 4 of the March discussion on the subject of “Noise: Disorientation, Contamination, and (Non)Communication” featured on the -empyre- listserv. The list is hosted by the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art at Cornell University. The archive of monthly topics from 2002 to present day:
http://lists.artdesign.unsw.edu.au/pipermail/empyre/
. Other special guests during the month: David Xu Borgonjon, Weida Wang, Wenhua Shi, Xin Zhou, Eleonora Oreggia, Ryan Jordan, Julien Ottavi, Norie Neumark, Sarah Simpson, Caitlin Woolsey, Gianluca Pulsoni, Junting Huang.

_m__________, a performance with Marla Hlady, part 4 of the Rat-drifting series at Array Space, on February 17 in Toronto.

Record Release 12-inch, installation version, part of group exhibition FEEDBACK #2 MARSHALL MCLUHAN AND THE ARTS. Featuring Peter Blegvad, cybopticon.life (Stephanie Ballantine, Lena Chen, Esben Holk), Adam Harvey, Mogens Jakobsen, Marshall McLuhan (Archivmaterial), Christof Migone, and Ioana Vreme Moser. Curated by Baruch Gottlieb. Presented at EIGEN+ART LAB, Berlin, Germany, January 27 – February 24.

Flipper ABC, publication consisting of 99 different bookmarks designed by Marie-Douce St-Jacques and a set of digital audio files (totalling 11 hours and 31 minutes) for each of the three connected projects (Flipper A, Flipper B, Flipper C). Edition of 99. Launch on Friday January 5 at Librairie Le Port de tête in Montréal.

Today Calls, daily feed at the dedicated project site Today Calls.Website. Texts by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, Christof Migone, and Jordan Scott. Project funded by the Ontario Arts Council.