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Title

It's a world full of cover versions

2017

Artist

Jon Campbell

Australia, Northern Ireland

1961 –

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  • Details

    Date
    2017
    Media category
    Artist's book
    Materials used
    artist's book, 20 pages of risograph prints
    Edition
    39/100
    Dimensions
    29.7 x 40.7 x 1.4 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed inside cover l.l., pencil, "Jon Campbell'. Not dated.

    Credit
    Thea Proctor Memorial Fund 2017
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    513.2017.a-t
    Copyright
    © Jon Campbell

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    Jon Campbell

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    From an edition of 100, It’s a world full of cover versions was printed by Aaron Beehra at Ilam Press, Christchiurch NZ with Jon Campbell. Conceived as an artist’s book and bound so the individual pages can be removed if desired, the book recalls Bob Dylan’s famous film clip ‘Subterranean homesick blues’ of 1965 where Dylan flips through cue cards of song lyrics as the music plays. This book comprises a selection of ‘text’ cards that Jon has used in past musical performances with references to vernacular and popular culture, especially music. An invited guest can fling the painted ‘text’ cards from the stage onto the floor during a song; alternatively, the book can remain as is, bound. Campbell performed with his band Gloss Enamel after an exhibition opening in Lyttelton, NZ in 2007 and was approached by Christchurch artist and musician Aaron Beehre to create this book. The book was designed and printed by Aaron at Ilam Press, University of Canterbury, Christchurch on their MZ Risograph printer.

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