DANCING WITH YOU
DANCING WITH YOU
DANCING WITH YOU
DANCING WITH YOU
DANCING WITH YOU

DANCING WITH YOU

Amsterdam: In-Out Productions, 1973. First edition of 100, of which this is no. 30. Side-stapled 8vo in folded thin newsprint covers printed in black and rubber stamped in green and a strip of black book cloth affixed at spine. With French fold pages mimeographed in black also rubber stamped in green. 30 pp.

Early self-published artists’ book by Ulises Carrión from 1973 featuring appropriated instructional texts for seven traditional dances, including waltz, quickstep, rumba, cha-cha-cha, jive, tango and slow foxtrot. A conceptual and intimate read articulating Carrión’s enthusiasm and openness to collaboration and co-creation. One of five books published by Carrión at In-Out Center, the first independent space for artists in Amsterdam, co-founded with Michel Cardena, Raul Marroquin, Hreinn Fridfinnsson, Sigurdur Gudmundsson, Kristján Gudmundsson, Hetty Huisman, Pieter Laurens Mol, and Gerrit Jan (G. J.) de Rook. In-Out Center operated between 1972–1974, after which Carrión would open Other Books and So in 1975. Rare.

Ref. Schraenen, Guy, ed.: ‘Ulises Carrión. Dear Reader. Don’t read.’ Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 2016, pp. 89.

Small closed tears at corners of folded flap covers from the binding process, two additional small closed tear at front top left cover margin, faint vertical fold lines along right margin on account of the covers being slightly wider than text block, and age toning throughout. Else near fine. Item #1002

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