Sunday, 29 March 2009

Print Media 2009

December 09
‘And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Kings: At the End Once Again with Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson’
Essay commissioned by Mark Fisher on behalf of Zer0 Books to appear in their anthology The Resistible Rise of Michael Jackson.
Related Posts:
Michael Jackson: A New Face in Hell for 2010
‘Utter Trash’: The Resistible Demise of Michael Jackson Denounced by Fan
Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley
Michael Jackson Was Always Good To Me

November 09
‘Background Radiation: The West German Republic Tunes In To The Cosmos’
Essay commissioned by Black Dog Press to appear in their anthology Krautrock: Cosmic Rock and its Legacy, edited by Nikos Kotsopoulos.
Related posts:
Krautrock Kristmas Broadcast Details
Recording Resonance FM’s Krautrock Kristmas Special
Black Dog Krautrock Launch: Systems AOK

October 09
The Wire 308
New Soundscapes exhibition review.

September 09
The Transactional Dharma of Roj
Ken Hollings commissioned by Ghost Box to write a set of special texts to go with Julian House’s booklet design to accompany this extraordinary CD release.
Related posts:
Late Mentions and Top-Ten Listings For 2009

How Not To Cook Book
Invited to contribute a short text to Aleksandra Mir’s international catalogue of disaster in the kitchen, officially published in September in a limited edition hardback but also as an unlimited free download.

The Wire 307
Selected book and CD reviews in the September 09 issue The Wire – subjects covered include Susan Strenger, Brian Eno and Olivier Messiaen.

April 09
‘First Love’
Short story commissioned for the anthology Love Hotel City: Twelve Authors, Twelve Visions of Japan, edited by Andrew Stevens of 3:AM Magazine and published by Future Fiction. Publication in the US only: details available from

January 09
‘Requiem for the Network: Six Degrees of Devastation’
Essay for the catalogue accompanying the exhibition Embedded Art: Art in the Name of Security, published by Argo Books. Design: Gunter Rambow, English, 184 Pages, 2 colors, 21 x 26,5 cm, soft-cover with flaps, EUR 30,00, ISBN 978-3-941560-09-3. Includes a DVD with contributions by the participating artists.
Related posts:
Olaf Arndt: Labyrinth and Camp
Embedded Art: Photo Op at the Brandenburg Tor
Ken Hollings ‘Embedded Art’ Lecture at the Berlin Akademie der Kunste
Requiem for the Network: Warhead
Requiem for the Network: Fifth Stage
Embedded Art: Below Ground
Embedded Art: Above Ground
Embedded Art: The Eyes That Never Close
Embedded Art: Press Quotes
Embedded Art on CNN
Requiem for the Network: Fourth Stage
Requiem for the Network: Third Stage
Embedded Art: First Response
Requiem for the Network: Second Stage
Requiem for the Network: First Stage
Embedded Art