NEAR BY by Richy Carey
20.5 x 15cm, 80 pages, Digitally printed, Perfect bound, Softcover, 2018
“tracing the lines between sound, text and image across four works:
Memo to Spring with Sarah Rose.
NOW, The Scottish National Galleries of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Oct ’17 – Feb ’18.
Special Works School with Bambitchell (Sharlene Bamboat and Alexis Mitchell).
Gallery TPW, Toronto, Jan – Feb ’18 + Berlinale, Berlin, Feb ’18.
Wondering Soul with Alexander Storey Gordon.
Radiophrenia, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Nov ’17.
Sonorous Objects with Mark Bleakley and Lauren Gault.
Teased out from a series of letters between Richy and the artists, written during and following collaborating on these works, these letters focused on the processes of making, and the translation and flux between sound, image, object and text. The authorship of these letters was then composed into a single voice, or utterance, through an editing process with author and collaborator Martin Cathcart Froden. These processes, along with the production of the object, happened in conversation with Ainslie Roddick.”