Snapshots of car crashes in the auditory concrete poetry of Lily Pickett & Justin Caguiat’s Jade is to bathtub as soap is to bell

, 23 February 2018

Justin Caguiat & Lily Pickett release album Jade is to bathtub as soap is to bell via Richmond’s The Sunroom today, premiering via an exclusive stream on AQNB. The gallery and publishing platform also hosted the New York-based duo’s exhibition of the same name in October of last year, where Pickett’s music box installation showa a loop of a sheet composition and Caguiat’s midi notation expresses a similar visual layering. 

Inspired by Caguiat’s childhood in Tokyo and a car crash the two artists were involved in during a road trip to Detroit Motor City Casino, the tracks are mired in hissing and distortion, distant echoes of merry-go-round melodies, for a work that that filters and compresses various source memories in patterns and concrete poetry.** 

Lily Pickett + Justin Caguiat’s ‘Jade is to bathtub as soap is to bell’ album is out via Richmond’s The Sunroom on February 23, 2018.

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Mapping out the state of a nation during the discombobulating cultural overload of Estonia’s Tallinn Music Week

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aqnb, 13 April 2018

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13 April 2018

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Alexander Iadarola, 11 April 2018

Sarah Boulton + Ulijona Odišarija’s looping choreography in Waving at Patara Gallery

6 April 2018

Saint Abdullah premiere ‘Children At War’ for their album dedicated to the next generation of Muslim kids feeling sad, frightened + angry

aqnb, 4 April 2018

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3 April 2018

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3 April 2018

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aqnb, 29 March 2018