Revolve:R

Edited by Sam Treadway and Ricarda Vidal

Revolve:R

Edited by Sam Treadway and Ricarda Vidal

Distributed for Intellect Ltd

370 pages | illustrated in color throughout | 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 | © 2018
Cloth $240.00 ISBN: 9781783209545 Will Publish September 2018
Revolve:R is a unique artistic collaboration curated by Sam Treadaway and Ricarda Vidal, in which contemporary artists produce completely original artworks, poetry, film, and music in response to a series of visual prompts. In this project, an image is sent to artists across the world with an invitation to respond with a work of their own. After each artist has submitted a response, a second image is produced and returned to all participating artists as a synthesis of their works. The process is repeated six times, producing the six chapters (or ‘Revolves’) of this lavishly produced, limited-edition bookwork. Focusing on experimentation and exchange, the project models communication between international arts communities and transcends geographic and linguistic boundaries. It is a beautiful example of the power of collaborative practice, a vehicle for new artistic dialogue, and an artwork in its own right.
In this edition, the images produced through each Revolve are also sent to artists working outside visual media, creating a ripple-effect as musicians, sound artists, and filmmakers respond with their own pieces. These films, musical compositions, and soundscapes will be available in a compact disc accompanying each book and online.
Revolve:R, edition three is a brand new collaboration with Intellect Books. It follows Revolve:R,edition one (2013) and Revolve:R, edition two (2015), produced independently by Arrow Bookworks and available through www.samtreadaway.com.
For more information, or to order this book, please visit http://www.press.uchicago.edu
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