Front album cover
Vinyl side A

Taryn Simon

An Occupation of Loss Double Album

Co-commissioned by Artangel and Park Avenue Armory, in 2019 on the occasion of the exhibition An Occupation of Loss at Park Avenue Armory, New York in 2016

This edition contains two180g heavy weight Onyx Black vinyl records each inserted into vinyl pockets inside the 80 page book

Produced by the Vinyl Factory

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The double album includes both live recordings made during the London performance and studio recordings of each lament performed by the professional mourners who collaborated on the London performance. The accompanying 80-page book presents the laments, their English translations, and Simon’s portraits of the performers. A section documenting the performers’ visa application processes foregrounds the underlying structures of global exchange, the movement of bodies across borders, and the hierarchies of art and culture.

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Front album cover
Vinyl side A

Taryn Simon

An Occupation of Loss Double Album
$75.00 USD

Co-commissioned by Artangel and Park Avenue Armory, in 2019 on the occasion of the exhibition An Occupation of Loss at Park Avenue Armory, New York in 2016

This edition contains two180g heavy weight Onyx Black vinyl records each inserted into vinyl pockets inside the 80 page book

Produced by the Vinyl Factory

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The double album includes both live recordings made during the London performance and studio recordings of each lament performed by the professional mourners who collaborated on the London performance. The accompanying 80-page book presents the laments, their English translations, and Simon’s portraits of the performers. A section documenting the performers’ visa application processes foregrounds the underlying structures of global exchange, the movement of bodies across borders, and the hierarchies of art and culture.

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