Rita McKeough: Works (2018)
Edited by Diana Sherlock
Contributors: Anthea Black, Eli D. Campanaro, Elizabeth Diggon, Johanna Householder, Areum Kim, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Deidre Logue, Jude Major, Rita McKeough, Jeanne Randolph, Mary Scott
Published by EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society, M:ST Performative Art Festival, and TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary
This critical monograph documents Rita McKeough’s collaborative artistic process and pedagogy from the late 1970s on; her interactions with visual and media arts communities in Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary, particularly alternative music and performance scenes; and the audio, installation and performance work that is her ongoing contribution to the contemporary Canadian art community.
Includes a vinyl record with five audio works from installations and performances: Shiver (1995), Opponent and My Heart Beats too Fast from In bocca al lupo/In the Mouth of the Wolf (1991), Lament from Dancing on a Plate (1991), Veins (2016) and one new composition, Ashes (2017).
This project has been generously funded by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Calgary Arts Development and the City of Calgary, EMMEDIA, M:ST, and TRUCK; institutional sponsor, the Alberta College of Art + Design; and community contributors, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville University and NSCAD University.
Slipcase, hardcover publication, 12″ vinyl
40 x 40 cm