As part of Occupancy No.1 Burning House Books this event launches:


BINTS! A Conversation Between Mistress Rebecca and the Elysium Harvester

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Saturday 20 July 2019, 7-9pm
Good Press, 32 St Andrews Place, Glasgow, G1 5PD
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One day Mistress Rebecca signs into www.collarspace.com ‘The largest BDSM website in the world’ and receives a message from ‘mallarme1’ stating:

Dear Rebecca,

I feel compelled to say that there is something mind-deliquescingly powerful about a lubriciously lovely woman whose form is encased in latex; it’s the way it throws your exquisite shape into soul- eviscerating relief while concealing the details - a tactile conundrum. You are one of the most beautiful females on CS.

If I were younger, you were well-versed in philosophy and literature and you wer- en’t a “working girl”, I would be very keen to speak with you.

I recall being your age and being in demand in the sexual market place, thinking it would last eternally. It doesn’t, so make the most of it.

The Elysium Harvester.

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This booklet traces their absurd yet modern conversation spanning the last few years.

This book is 100% submade and all proceeds will be donated to SWARM collective.

Reba Maybury is an artist, writer, lecturer and political dominatrix. She is the founder of Wet Satin Press and, in 2017, she published her first novella ‘Dining with Humpty Dumpty’. She teaches a program in subversive thinking at Central Saint Martins. Her work has recently been exhibited at Paramount Ranch with Shoot the Lobster (2016); Karma International, Los Angeles (2017) and Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York (2018) as a part of ‘Putting Out’ which Maybury curated with Taylor Trabulus, Arcadia Missa, London (2018), NADA Miami with Arcadia Missa (2018), Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2019) and Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2019), P.P.O.W, New York (2019).

She has performed readings at Cleopatra’s, New York; Bridget Donahue, New York; Donna Huanca’s Studio, Berlin; The Community, Paris; Schloss, Oslo; Royal College of Art and White Columns, NYC. She is represented by Arcadia Missa and lives and works in London.

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Burning House Books is an online and pop-up bookshop founded by Aimee Bea Ballinger in 2016. Burning House Books seeks to promote radical, independent and self-published books and zines with a focus on counterculture, queer history and feminist voices.

During the Burning House Books residency, one of Good Press’s shelving structures will be dedicated to the distro, and a series of BHB programmed events.

www.burninghousebooks.com