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Troyville Diary

Artwork date(s): 2011

Judith Mason


Measurements: 255mm
Inscription: Signed and dated by the artist
Edition: Unique

Type: South African Artists Book

Place publication: (The Artists Press - White River)
Publisher: Artists Book
Pages: unpaged

Reference notePreface: Shocked by the number of gun shots audible from my home in Troyville, I began recording their frequency in July 2001. By the end of September I found myself aggrieved if a fusillade had not cut the night. It seemed a good time to stop making notes. Judith Mason 2001-2011.

Corrugated boards enclosing an illustration of a corrugated wall with differing gun shots piercing the wall. Pages are bound into the covers of corrugated iron with three leather thongs. The two covers are joined with rusted , twisted wire. Recorded on the back of each page is the time and date of the gun shots. A pair of cotton gloves is included, one with yellow trim and the other with black trim both bearing the title: Troyville.

Colophon: 'The materials used - rawhide, corrugated iron, rusted wire, oiled paper, packaging tape, fluted cardboard. The image is from a photograph of a backyard building in Appolonia St. Troyville.

Ref: GB/12987









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