billy childish • bent haikus • limited edition • sick fly publications
23 numbered/signed copies
£15 inc shipping
16 pages. Format approx. 6"/150mm wide x 300mm/12" tall. Handsewn at the Sick Tangerine workshop. Recycled Cairn almond stiff card covers; front cover artwork embossed in black. Heritage book white and Fabriano Bio Prima off-white text paper; Nepalese Lotka 'turquoise with brown batik dots' endpapers.
Sick Fly Publications presents artist-punk-poet Billy Childish's unique variation on the haiku formula.
Signed with gallows symbol in green pencil.
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Over the last 35 years, Billy Childish has gained a cult status worldwide. In addition to writing and publishing over 40 volumes of confessional poetry and 6 novels, he has recorded over 150 LPs and produced many hundreds of woodcuts and paintings. In 2010, he was the subject of major concurrent retrospectives at the ICA in London and White Columns in New York, curated by Matthew Higgs and Richard Birkett. Mr Childish continues to show his work internationally, with recent solo exhibitions in New York, London, and Berlin.
Previous publications via Tangerine Press include The Uncorrected Billy Childish, Colour Blinds Music Deafens Taste Burns My Throat and the Poet's Massacre, In the Teeth of Deamons, 1 Off the Rist and All of God's Dark Places.
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