Throughout a twenty-year profession, Arthur Russell created a pioneering physique of labor that defied classification and continues to affect the music of at the moment.
Travels Over Feeling, the results of intensive analysis by writer Richard King, brings collectively the largely unseen handwritten scores, lyrics, images, letters and drawings present in each Arthur’s archive and different personal collections, alongside wide-ranging authentic interviews along with his collaborators, contemporaries, household and mates. King stated: “Uncovering the riches of Arthur’s archives was as immersive and intimate an expertise as listening to his music. I’ve endeavoured to supply a ebook that gives the reader with an analogous sense of discovery and marvel.” The ensuing ebook reveals a real image of probably the most distinctive artists of the final fifty years.
The publication can be launched with a really particular occasion by The Barbican in affiliation with Faber and Eat Your Personal Ears. Celebrating the life and work of Arthur Russell, Audio system Nook Quartet be part of forces with cellist and ambient pop artist Lucinda Chua. The night may even characteristic particular visitors, but to be introduced.