Bibliographic notes for audio and video files
Recordings. I grew up with the late Ian Curtis of Joy Division chanting 'Love will tear us apart', with Siouxsie & the Banshees screaming 'This is the happy house', with Howard Devoto of Magazine swearing 'I will drug you and fuck you under permafrost'. It’s still about listening in darkness, curled on a chocolate candlewick bedspread....
The Dakota House #2: Roots (July 2001); collected in Shebang (2000).
The Perpetual Bird
Shebang (2000); part 6 anthologised in Snapshots on the Journey, ed. Rod MacLeod (2002). Rpt. Catalyst 4 (2005) and simultaneously issued on CD as part of Catalyst Spoken Word Series 1 with music by John White (‘Balloon Adventure Instrumental’).
The Pander (1998); collected in Shebang (2000).
On the Eighth Day
Tattoo Highway #5: Maps & Dreams (2002); Otago Daily Times (2003); collected in How To Occupy Our Selves (2003).
Included in the exhibition Why: Art about the attack on the World Trade Centre & Pentagon curated by Bill Bartee for Quorum Gallery, Dallas, Tx, Nov 2001; Masthead (2001); collected in How To Occupy Our Selves (2003).
The Held Air
Revised and collected in The Word Went Round (2006)