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Common Rest

Pester, H (2016) Common Rest. Test Centre, London.

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Abstract

Common Rest, a multimedia collaborative work consisting of a 10-inch vinyl album with an accompanying book of poems by Holly Pester. The project is the creative output of work developed by Pester during her residency with Hubbub ? an international team of scientists, historians, artists and broadcasters based at the Wellcome Collection ? materialising Pester?s interest in speech rhythms and patterns which are responsive to work and rest. The album comprises 7 tracks, each a collaboration between Pester and another artist, in which ideas associated with lullabies form the basis for an improvisation. Each track has its own unique aesthetic, exploring different female responses to ideas of work and play, care and collaboration, motherhood and sexuality, curses and spells.

Item Type: Other
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2017 15:46
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2017 13:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/20109

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