DOROTHY IANNONE, A Thousand and One Songs for Erik Bock, 2019
43 x 30,7 x 2,5 cm
cardboard box, loosely inserted colour photo in glued on photo corners, 9 offset prints incl. index sheet with credits, 2 CD’s fixed on inner side of lid, postcard
published by Tochnit Aleph, Berlin, Germany
“Not every love is forever, nor is an unimaginable longevity necessary in order that a love qualify as memorable. I once derived a great deal of pleasure as well as artistic inspiration (and eventually, some pain, I must admit) from a sexual and intellectual friendship with an emotionally thrifty (as he himself would be the first to admit) but very beautiful gentleman from a neighbouring country, north of Berlin, my adopted home, and whom I’m so glad I met long ago.
“These recordings were made for him, to give him pleasure, and pride in his being, as well as for myself, so that I could continue my immersion in our relationship when, for short periods, we were apart…..”
From the liner-notes by Dorothy Iannone, November 2017