Friday, 20 December 2013

touched



This extraordinary 122-track album featuring some of the world's greatest and most forward-thinking artists (including emptywhale) has just been released with the purpose of raising funds for UK based Macmillan Cancer Support. For 6 quid you can't go wrong...through Bandcamp. Happy holiday listening...when you get sick of listening to Bing sing "I'm dreaming of a..."

Joseph entertaining the baby Jesus

Bob Georgeson, Joseph entertaining the baby Jesus, Date ?, Photomontage

I have never been a great fan of Joseph Beuys, or Jesus for that matter. For me there are similarities in that perhaps both have tried to 'pull the wool' (felt?) over people's eyes. Beuys's claims to be an art 'shaman' is not reflected in the self indulgent drabness of his art, while the pomp and ceremony of the church does not really 'deliver us from evil' or offer any salvation...perhaps the library (archives?) in the background are a better path to enlightenment...

Other titles for this work are 'Religious Cymbalism' or 'The Immaculate Conceptual'. OK...I will stop! Enough is enough...apologies to van Eyck. Merry Christmas...

Saturday, 14 December 2013

black red white



Realization: anonymous waves
Sound: 'Complete' by The Implicit Order

You can download the HD files here...

'Complete' by The Implicit Order is taken from the extraordinary compilation album Classwar Karaoke - 0024 Survey curated by suRRism-Phonoethics and available as a free download from the Free Music Archive here...

More The Implicit Order soundscapes are available on Bandcamp here...

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Bride of Christ

Bob Georgeson, Bride of Christ, 2009, Photomontage

Let's kick off the festive season with appropriate cynicism...