F.R. David
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 19.2 x 12 cm.
  • 237 pp.
  • edition size 1500
  • unsigned and unnumbered

F.R. David

"This is not new, of course" / No. 9 (Spring 2012)

Will Holder, Lydia Davis, Robert Duncan, H.G. Widdowson, Chris Mann, Stan Brakhage, Russell Kettell, Dan Lepard, Maya Deren, Henry Miller, Adam Chodzko, Charles Olson, Charles Schultz, Marjorie Perloff, Hilary Koob Sassen, Jackson Mac Low, Kirschner/Panos, Cid Corman, C.H. Sisson

F.R. David


Issue number nine of the bi-annually published periodical F.R. David. Edited and designed by Will Holder. Essays "Letter to a Funeral Parlour," by Lydia Davis; "Often I am permitted to return to a meadow," by Robert Duncan; "Practical Stylistics (Chapter 3)," by H.G. Widdowson; "the art of the diff," by Chris Mann; "Appendix: Letter to a Canadian Film-maker," by Stan Brakhage; "Various Pages from 'Pine Furniture of Early New England,'" by Russell Kettell; "Maslin Soda Bread," by Dan Lepard; "Poetry and the Film," by Maya Deren, Henry Miller et al.; "Props. For Memorizing the Gravity of Mime Objects," by Adam Chodzko; "The Maximus Poems (3 Poems)," by Charles Olson; "Editorial Queen," by Charles Schultz; "The Search for 'Prime Words,'" by Marjorie Perloff; "Mannerist Bollards," by Hilary Koob Sassen; "Night Walk," by Jackson Mac Low; "Puzzle Page"; "Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances," by Kirschner/Panos; "Trying to Learn," by Lydia Davis; "Letter to the Editor," by Cid Corman; "Rites of Participation," by Robert Duncan; "This Condition," by Lydia Davis; "The Discarnation," by C.H. Sisson. "Published twice-yearly by 'de Appel' arts centre, Amersterdam - F.R. David focuses on the status of (reading and) writing in contemporary art practice. Writing as a mode that informs and feeds, supports and describes, backs up and interprets, comments and reflects upon artistic production. Writing as the core-material of certain artists but equally as a mode that exists parallel to or in service of the visual." -- publisher's statement.

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