We’re happy to say the Opening Ten are:
Artery Twentyten Document & Poster
Special one-off book documenting each Artery performance. Accompanied by a modular poster—-collect a section for evry night you attend, and create your own Artery document!
Titin - Adam Wiesner
The longest word… the scientific name for Titin, the protien that holds us all together
Sea of Waves - Isa Gagarin
In Gagarin’s words, this is “a gift to swimmers,” intended to be read afloat on the Dead Sea. Of course, this book, which features images of waves, moonscapes, and accompanying song lyrics, can be enjoyed in or out of the water.
This Is Going to be the Best Fucking Summer Ever - Aaron Anderson & Sophie Weill
Artifacts, drawings, flyers, and photographs are collected to create a complete document of Organ Haus, a Minneapolis-based venue for music and art.
Mystery Spot - Chad Rutter & Emily Roehl
Rutter and Roehl observe the American landscape in a roadtrip-like narrative, utilizing images that have shaped the history and identity of “traditional” America as well as vignettes that focus on theoretical attractions and events along the highway.
Better Pictures - Michael Mott
This publication focuses on the images of Kodak’s 35mm photography guide. Mott’s arrangements of the photographs confuse the eras, trends, and Kodak’s attempts at maintaining an up-to-date image.
Study 0609 - Liz Ensz
Ensz, a participant in the recent Johns Hopkins study of psilocybin, has collected personal accounts of the experience from other volunteers. Illustrated.
"Chapter 2: Susan’s Story" excerpted from Paul Hanson - Margaret Hanson
Based a letter from her mother, Hanson presents an account of her father’s schizophrenia. A one chapter excerpt from a larger graphic novel.
Stereophoto Book - Jim Grafsgaard
This book consists of a set of 10 stereoscopic (3D) images focused on one particular area: Grafsgaard’s backyard in Mexico. A combination of photographs and created images bring the viewer increasingly close, down to the molecular level. Stereoscopic viewer included.
Project Myona: Preface to the Launching of an Odyssey Satellite - Niki Korth
The author examines the possibilities of cybernetic living, in a mixed fiction novella which references Adorno, The Cyborg Manifesto by Donna Haraway, Dead Cities by Mike Davis, Freud, Star Trek, etc.