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Tuesday, 23 March 2010

MZ-001 MUSEUMS ONE
















M U S E U M S     O N E  - drawing, painting & collage
A book, three posters, a comic and a compilation tape housed in a 12" squared pizza box, and wrapped in a strip of seven layer (1 Sonja, 1 Jess & 5 Lucy) screen-printed grey board.
Edition of 40
August 2009 - March 2010
































PARTS 1, 2 & 3; MANTRAS

Screenprinted in black or red
A2 sized
Newsprint (very wall worthy)
Thanks to Lucy Jones for screen-printing skills
















PART FOUR; MARKS AND SPENCERS SPONSORS MARK RONSON
All new comic by David Bailey of Flesh & Bone fame

32 pages long
A5 scale
Black & White
sewn right down the fold, sometimes in red thread
















PART FIVE; COMPILATION TAPE CURATED BY COMFORTABLE ON A TIGHTROPE
including exclusive songs by Assassins 88, Beachniks, Dunes, Former Bullies, Girls Names, Golden Grrrls, Irma Vep, La La Vasquez, Mazes, Nissennenmondai, Picastro, Piece War, Reading Rainbow, Rollin Hunt, Sad Horse, Sic Alps, Silk Flowers, Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, Veronica Falls, Waiters, YellowFever
(very excellent)

22 songs long
Just over an hour long 
housed in toilet roll tubes & very literal cover sheets
















BRIEF INTERLUDE; EPHEMERA/CONTENTS
6 sides, thank yous (thumbprints/criminal evidence), full contents (stamped) and contact details (typewritten), liner notes (handwritten)
















PART SIX: MUSEUMS 001
 
approx. 50 pages
about 11.75" square
full colour prints
soft-cover comes in a variety of colours, from orange to blue to green to brown to cream to pink. hand stamped title (also of varying tone)
A special national-geographic-style treat comes in the form of a fold out centre spread of Lucy Jones's 'Heroes of Niagara Falls' drawings. 
Thanks to Miriam Avery for help with the stitching. 












































































Go HERE to buy it online (£19, post, packaging & paypal charges included)
or go to GOOD GRIEF to purchase it in real life. (£17)

2 comments:

  1. Wow, this turned out GREAT. Can't wait to see it.

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  2. Thanks Tim! Your copy should be in the post in the next couple of days!

    ReplyDelete

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FUTURE
-SHIELD AROUND THE K: THE STORY OF K RECORDS screening at OH AYE, Islington Mill, Salford, 7.30pm, 22nd October, FREE ENTRY. Along with live musical perfomances from GROPETOWN, GUMMY STUMPS, SLOWCOACHES, FATHER MURPHY & NO WOMB

PAST
-'SHIELD AROUND THE K: THE STORY OF K RECORDS' SCREENING AT D.I.Y D A Y, THE DEAF INSTITUTE, 26th JUNE 2010. mad props to those who turned up on time! The film was also shown the following day in Glasgow, with cover bands & a K Records karaoke. CLASS.
-STOMACH PUMP & SALFORD ZINE LIBRARY LAUNCH & MUSEUMS EXHIBITION, ISLINGTON MILL, FRIDAY 7TH MAY 2010. the first fifteen copies of museums two: biggest fan given away on the opening night. lasted till 12th may
-MUSEUMS ONE LAUNCH, w/BEAUTIFUL LOSERS SCREENING, GOOD GRIEF DISTRO, CHARITY BAKESALE, A READING BY MATTHIAS CONNOR & BEAT UNHAPPENING DJs TROF FALLOWFIELD, MONDAY 22ND MARCH 2010. blowout! nicest evening ever. x
-BEAUTIFUL LOSERS SCREENING, CCA GLASGOW, WEDNESDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2009. sell out!
-STOMACH PUMP, WEST PRINCES STREET GLASGOW, FRIDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 2009. lasted an hour, involved a break in. three people came. wipe out!

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