[Jandek] Jandek in Dublin
lars.spurious at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 10:01:05 PDT 2008
I've been in touch with the guy running the show in Dublin. The show and
exhibition are definitely happening - it's been confirmed by Corwood as
recently as January this year. It will be a solo set.
The exhibition will consist only of the album covers. As I understand it,
there are no plans to publish an exhibition catalogue that reproduces the
covers - so I guess it must be another European gallery who are bringing out
the book Corwood mentions (I will check, however). There will be a small
book published by the gallery to accompany the exhibition/ gig containing
two short (1000 word) essays, one by the exhibition organiser, one which
On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 11:34 PM, Danen Jobe <danen1970 at gmail.com> wrote:
> So is it me, or is there next to nothing about Jandek's upcoming June show
> in Dublin? I mean, it's still kind of early, admittedly. But still...The
> only "official" info I can find is here:
> Note that said link doesn't even mention that the show starts at 8 pm, or
> is purported to be a solo acoustic show (have I mentioned how much I want to
> see this? Have I?) according to the list posting.
> Further exploration of the website led me to this:
> Which gives the dates that his exhibition is running. And that leads to
> questions like: is this only the album covers? Is this NEW art? Does anyone
> know anything about this? The more I think about it, the more I realize how
> big this thing is. I recall hearing that there is a coffee table book of the
> art in the show coming out. Is this right? Is my memory finally going out?
> If I'm reading/recalling all of this correctly, this thing is HUGE! Yet I
> can find little to nothing about it. I recall, of course, when all of
> Janky's gigs received scores of coverage, and I suppose that time would
> inevitably pull back interest, but still...
> At any rate, if anyone has anymore info, I'd be curious to see it.
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