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E.S.P. TV "LIFESTYLE GURU" series out with Various Artists Records

V/A001: E.S.P. TV "LIFESTYLE GURU" #1

IAN HATCHER: COLONY

Edition of 50

Hand cut lathe recording on lacquer with laser engraving. Full color gatefold and broadside insert.

“Colony”, features Ian Hatcher as a chat-bot deconstructing a technocratic utopia
through algorithmic poetry. Produced by E.S.P. TV for live television in 2017 inside E.S.P. TV’s exhibition WORK.

Link to media: https://www.variousartistsrecords.com/va001-lifestyle-guru-1-ian-hatcher

V/A002: E.S.P. TV "LIFESTYLE GURU" #2

BEN VIDA : SOFT SYSTEMS MUSIC

Edition of 50

Hand cut lathe recording on 7" lacquer with laser engraving.

Full color gatefold sleeve.

Soft Systems Music uses facial recognition software as a compositional tool for a sonfication of gesture. Vida transforms the expressions of smiling actors into what he calls a "soft system”—a blend of the human and algorithmic, in which any subtle motion alters the composition. This work debuted in his 2016 exhibition,  [SMILE ON.] ... [PAUSE] ... [SMILE OFF.] and was later adapted to a live performance for E.S.P. TV's "Lifestyle Guru" event in 2017.

Link to media: https://www.variousartistsrecords.com/va002-lifestyle-guru-1-ian-hatcher

V/A003: E.S.P. TV "LIFESTYLE GURU" #3

JILL KROESEN: HOW TO COPE WITH A PSYCHOPATHIC PRESIDENCY

Edition of 50

Hand cut lathe recording on lacquer with

laser engraving. Full color gatefold and broadside insert.

The title says it all. Jill Kroesen delivers tips to avoid becoming prey under a psychopathic presidency. 

Link to media: https://www.variousartistsrecords.com/va003-lifestyle-guru-3-jill-kroesen