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PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS

 

12th November - 27th November 2011.

 

"Racing around a fireball is a blob of filth on which ladies stockings are sold and Gauguins prized, truly a most deplorable business..." Walter Serner, 1918.

 

PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS has been conceived as a collection of contemporary artists manifestos. Celebrating the stupidity of declaring your intentions to the world with the hope of changing it, PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS will be a tragi-comedy of baroque minimalist clownery, grandiose and ill conceived in extreme.

Like an over stuffed letterbox at election time, PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS embraces all the half-baked ideas, dead ends and prejudiced rants that make artists’ manifestos wondrous works in themselves. Accepting the paucity of the written word, images made in the spirit of the manifesto will also be included in this landfill of a publication.

 

Edition 1, contributions from: Martin Erik Andersen, Patricia Ellis, Stewart Home, Ami Clarke, Mathieu Beausejour, Sarah Lucas, A.S.P., Pat Rock, Mark Beasley, Clunie Reid, David Blandy, Simon Fujiwara, Jessica Voorsanger, Cedar Lewisohn , Tanja Ritterbex, Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson, Dean Kenning, Benedict Drew, Colin Lowe, Mark Pearson, Shane Bradford, Jennet Thomas.Compiled by Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson.

 

Showing throughout the exhibition: "Sludge Manifesto" by Benedict Drew, video dur: 1.28 min.

 

The publication PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS will be available for free, throughout the exhibition at Banner Repeater.