03 dicembre 2020

 

E' pronta per Uniformbooks l'edizione completa di Imagine, Observe, Remember, uno dei progetti più importanti - e di più lunga elaborazione - di Peter Blegvad. Un'autentica meraviglia.

Peter Blegvad is a musician, songwriter, graphic artist, writer, teacher and broadcaster. Born in New York, he lives in London with his wife, the painter Chloë Fremantle. He has been writing and recording music since the mid 1970s with Slapp Happy, Faust, Henry Cow, the Golden Palominos, John Zorn, Andy Partridge and others. His latest album, Go Figure (2017), and The Peter Blegvad Bandbox (2018) were both released on the ReR MegaCorp label. As a broadcaster, he created many dozens of ‘eartoons’ (audio cartoons) for BBC Radio 3, winning a Sony award in 2003. He won another in 2012 for Use It Or Lose It a radio play about dementia made with composer Iain Chambers. His comic strip, The Book of Leviathan, is published in the UK by Sort Of Books and is also available in Mandarin, Cantonese and French.

His life-long epistemological project, Imagine, Observe, Remember, was begun in 1975. Related works have been exhibited in Kunstverein Hannover and Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (2004); in the Kunsthalle Luzern (2007); in Extra City, Antwerp (2010); West Den Haag; Eigen & Art Lab, Berlin (2017); and elsewhere.

He taught creative writing at Warwick University, was Senior Tutor in Visual Writing at the RCA, and has taught at other institutions in the UK and abroad. In 2000 he was awarded the Ordre de la Grande Gidouille by the Collège de ’Pataphysique, Paris, and in 2011 was elected president of the London Institute of ’Pataphysics.