Latest in Table of the Elements' 10th anniversary "Lanthanides" series of single-sided, silkscreened LPs: Radio Guitar is fantastic music and noise utilizing radio sound and electric guitar as realized by artists Peggy Ahwesh and Barbara Ess respectively. Filmmaker Peggy Ahwesh came of age in the 1970's with feminist politics and the experimental film underground. She started working with Super-8 film in her teens and went on to make feature films, including Splice This (1999) and Girls Beware (1997). Her work has recently been shown at Rotterdam, Osnabrook, and The New York Film Festival. She is a recipient of the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, the NYSCA Film Production Grant, Jerome Foundation Grant and a grant from Art Matters, Inc. She is presently teaching at Bard College. Barbara Ess has been performing music in NYC since the 1970s w/ such famed no-wave groups as The Static and Daily Life as well as ensembles led by Glenn Branca and Rhys Chatham, and Y Pants, a trio of women playing music on toy instruments. Most recently she has been a member of Ultra Vulva. She has also worked as a publisher of Just Another Asshole -- a series of anthologies of artists works in various formats. She concurrently works as a visual artist making and showing large-scale photographs. A book of her photo work, I Am Not This Body, has been published by Aperture to resounding critical acclaim. This exquisite, limited-edition disk is only their second release.
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