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Recital announce posthumous release of Fluxus artist Geoffrey Hendricks album

Stones: Dreams includes one piece performed by Philip Corner

Stones: Dreams, the forthcoming posthumously released album of Fluxus artist Geoffrey Hendricks (1931–2018), was actually recorded in 2014 and features the painter's meditations with rocks, bells and wood.

Active for over 60 years, Hendricks worked alongside George Maciunas, John Cage and Dick Higgins, making him a prominent member of Fluxus. At some point in the 1970s composer Charlie Morrow asked Hendricks to record something for his Audiographics sound art cassette label. That never happened, but 40 years later Hendricks finally got to record his work at Ear Up Studios in New York.

Stones: Dreams also includes a 23 minute piece recently unearthed from the Hendricks archive. Called “Music For Sky Slate Wall”, it's a recording of Philip Corner responding to one of Hendricks’s installations at an Emily Harvey Foundation exhibition in 1999. It also includes a 16 page booklet of essays by Tyche Hendricks and Charlie Morrow, as well as diaries and artworks by Hendricks.

More information can be found on the Recital site. Listen to an excerpt below.