Oracular Transmissions

Oracular Transmissions


Artist and Author: Etel Adnan
Artist and Author: Lynn Marie Kirby
Poetry by Denise Newman
Introduction by Jordan Stein
Design and Typography by Brian Roettinger (WP&A)

8 ½ x 6 ¾ inches, paperback

Available for preorder. Delivery in November, 2019.

Oracular Transmissions weaves together three of the most recent collaborative projects Etel Adnan and Lynn Marie Kirby have completed through processes of exchange and translation: Back, Back Again to Paris (2013), The Alhambra (2016), and Transmissions (2017).

Etel Adnan is a Lebanese, Paris-based artist, essayist, and poet who was a longtime resident of Marin County and is known for her works inspired by her relationship to Mount Tamalpais.

Lynn Kirby is a San Francisco-based artist who makes films, videos, and site responsive installations, often with text based components.

The book also includes poems by Denise Newman, a friend to both Adnan and Kirby, and an introduction by Kadist Foundation curator Jordan Stein presenting their works and performances.

Design and typography by Brian Roettinger bring these numerous transmissions — video, performance, photography, email and other texts — together in one volume.

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