Saturday, May 26, 2018

Field Report 2017 - Journal of Field Study International

The Journal Of Field Study International

Welcome to 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution and the creation of Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain, brought together on the cover of the 2017 Field Report.
Museum of lost Public Notices created an alternative gallery for alternative public notices while a number of milestones were reached in 2017. These include the last issue of Susanna Lakner’s 22 assembling publication and the 10th anniversary of Claudio Romeo’s Dododada and No Frills Art Publications’ Mash Up Zines.
Poetry, poetical references and text are prominent in a number of works – The Tree of Poetry complements the Poeme pour Field Study, while Benedict Phillips starts an exploration of the magical qualities of language. Text also is examined as an action (The Long March Extended) and as a line of thought (which leads to walking).
Siggi Liersch celebrated assembling publications with Installation of a Mail Artist while there was also a re-enactment of Homage to Vera Mukhina
The abject also features, in deteriorating candy and flattened sculptures. Looking down, “art is where you find it” or maybe it is “deadly work underground”. Cooper Spowart look down in search of spiral jetty and a salamander crosses Renée Magaña’s path.

Field Study was active in a number of events including Festival of the Photocopier Zine Fair, NGV Melbourne Art Book Fair, Tonerpalooza 2 at State Library Victoria and Alembic Books were at Falmouth Art Publishing Fair. Field Study publications were also showcased in the travelling exhibition, Self-Made-Zines and Artist Books.
David Dellafiora

                                                         Field Study Emanations by

Aardverx . Meral Ağar . Martha Aitchison . Artpool . Tiziana Baracchi . Vittore Baroni . Horst Baur . Julian Beere . John M Bennett . Bev Bills . Vizma Brúns . Emilio Carrasco .Chameleon Lectra . JF Chapelle . Victoria Cooper . RF Côté . Laura Cristin . David Dellafiora . Martin Desloovere . Gracie Edwards . Phil Edwards . Lucy Godycki . Antonio Gomez . Uli Grohmann . Karl-Friedrich Hacker . Susan Hartigan . Paul Holman . Eberhard Janke . Beltrán Laguna . Susanna Lakner . Teresa Lawrence . Siggi Liersch . Serse Luigetti . Renée Magaña . Ruggero Maggi . Ute Mescher . Peter Mueller . Emilio Morandi . Leo Morrissey . Ken Naigus . Keiichi Nakamura . Jurgen O.Olbrich . Leonie Osowski . Benedict Phillips . Point d’Ironie . Sabine Remy . Claudio Romeo . Glen Smith . Zoe Snyder . Doug Spowart . Stangroom . State Of Being . Carol Stetser . Sticker Dude . TICTAC . Thierry Tillier . Alan Turner . Sue Vallance . Daniele Virgilio

The Field Report is the annual of Field Study International, produced since 1996 in the form of an assembling book. Artists are invited to create an edition of 100 pages conceived as a ‘Field Study Emanation’. Works include documentations of performances, actions, instructions, manifestoes, journey works, tracts, rants, instructions, manifestoes, reflections and experiments. Each issue contains the work of about fifty artists. Size14.5x21cm, wire bound, hand stamped, numbered.  
A limited number of the 2017 Field Reports are available for sale cost $60 US (includes international p+p) email for details

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