Text "Graham's Charm"
by Mark Godfrey
Text "Some of This Isn't True"
by Susie Boyt
Text "On This Side of Goodbye"
by Bob Stanley
English and French
160 pages, colour plates throughout
11" × 8 1/2" × 13/16" (27.9cm × 21.6cm × 2cm)
We proudly share with you the most ambitious catalogue to date on Rodney Graham, which commemorates the multi-venue celebration of the artist in the his home town of Vancouver.
Anchored by a major scholarly essay by Mark Godfrey, Senior Curator of International Art at Tate Modern, and accompanied by dozens of full-page colour illustrations of Graham’s works, the book also includes a creative fiction by novelist Susie Boyt, a music essay by author Bob Stanley, as well as a 7” vinyl with two musical tracks featuring Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon.
Susie Boyt is the author of five critically acclaimed novels, the Life and Arts columnist atFinancial Times, and the director of the Hampstead Theatre in London. Mark Godfrey is the Senior Curator, International Art at Tate Modern, as well as the 2015 recipient of the Absolut Art Writing award. His criticism appears in Artforum and OCTOBER. Bob Stanley is a writer, film producer and a member of the London-based trio Saint Etienne. His book Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story of Modern Pop was the Sunday Times Music Book of the Year in 2013. He currently writes for The Guardian and the New Statesman.