Black Holes, Black Stockings,
by Olga Broumas and Jane Miller, excerpted in
Vol. III, No. 1, is published by Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, Connecticut, 1985. . . .Nicole Brossard and Daphne Marlatt's new chapbook,
has just been published by editions nbj, Montreal, 1985·.All of the visual work in this issue is taken from Susan Hiller's books Monument
Susan Hiller 1973 - 1983: The Muse My Sister. Monument
was an installation, ". . . consisting of colour photographs and an audio tape, the photographs being a public registering of the work, the tape existing as a private dialogue, a stream-of-consciousness which is listened to under headphones on a park bench facing away from the photos . . . ." (from introduction to Monument).
The text and notes on
were published on the occasion of exhibitions of Susan Hiller's work at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, and at A Space, Toronto, 1981.
The Muse My Sister
was published on the occasion of three simultaneous exhibitions in March and April 1984: New Work at Orchard Gallery, Londonderry, Ten Years Work at Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, and New Work at Gimpel Fils, London. Included in
The Muse My Sister
is documentation and discussion of a selection of Susan Hiller's work (all originally in color). Reproduced in this issue are excerpts from:
1974, a collaborative performance;
The Hand Paintings,
a series of collaborative art works, London, 1970. Red and black paint on canvas, 7x9 inches. A complete list of Susan Hiller's other work is too extensive to give here·.
is available in a third series of four numbers. Subscriptions for Volume Three cost $7 for individuals and $9 for libraries and institutions. For libraries interested in purchasing the complete series, beginning with Vol. I, we have a limited number of archival sets available. Single copies are not for sale, except on a limited local basis, nor are free sample copies available. Subscription checks should go to HOW(ever), c/o Jaffer, 871 Corbett Ave., San Francisco, CA 94131. No further reading of poetry manuscripts will take place until October, 1986, due to a special issue already planned for No. 3 of Vol. III. Kathleen Fraser's sabbatical continues through August. Editorial correspondence will be forwarded. Material for
should be sent to Susan Gevirtz, 836 York St., San Francisco, CA 94110.