In Going Attractions, Brian Foley walks into a sea with his clothes on and unlocks the intricacies of his surroundings using only the stitching of the threads. What’s unlocked isn’t so much a remembrance of things past but a lesson in change. People come and go. Radio stations fade in an out. Windows open and close. Things are more or less heard, then not heard. This is the next unexpected leg of the legend.
4 x 6 chapbook. Letterpress and hand stamped covers. Repurposed endpaper scores. Printed on high quality #24 copy paper in a limited edition of 100 hand numbered copies.
“Illusion has an uncanny way of endearing itself to the weary.” So begins Judson Hamilton’s astonishingly unique jaw-punch of a chapbook Black Box. So unique I’m having a hard time making a comparison. Let’s try this: think of a sober Philip K. Dick, after intense group therapy, reading a Rudy Wurlitzer novel in lobby of a midwestern hotel. Black Box is filled with brass bands, GPS systems, a tower of troubadours, punctured organs, and a cast of unforgettable characters that’ll have to suffice until the next Hamilton invention.
5.5 x 8.5 chapbook. Letterpress and hand-stamped covers in a quasi-3D effect. Printed on high quality #24 copy paper in a limited edition of 75 hand numbered copies.