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An Interview with Cu Rua 10″ record

Contributed by Manuel Wesely on Sep 19th, 2017. Artwork published in .
    Front cover with plastic wrap
    Source: http://mmm.do Manuel Wesely, Muriel Serf. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Front cover with plastic wrap

    An Interview with Cu Rua, released by ismellpainter and the Society for a Sonic Enrichment of the Air in 2015, is the documentation of artist Peter Strickmann’s travel to Vietnam and his recorded interviews with Cụ Rùa, the ancient and popular, well-loved turtle of lake Hoàn Kiếm in Hanoi. Read more on Peter’s blog.

    Very sadly, Cụ Rùa was found dead on January 10th, 2016. From that day on, all records were outfitted with an obituary notice. An Interview with Cu Rua may very well be the last vocal statement of a very fine and legendary creature.

    The album art uses Brezel Grotesk by Stefanie Preis and Milieu Grotesque. Both sleeve and cover were printed locally and assembled by hand by the artist.

    Back cover
    Source: http://mmm.do Manuel Wesely, Muriel Serf. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Back cover

    Inside cover, obituary notice, LP sleeve
    Source: http://mmm.do Manuel Wesely, Muriel Serf. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Inside cover, obituary notice, LP sleeve

    Inside
    Source: http://mmm.do Manuel Wesely, Muriel Serf. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Inside

    Inside, LP out
    Source: http://mmm.do Manuel Wesely, Muriel Serf. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Inside, LP out

    Inside, Asia-centered world map
    Source: http://mmm.do Manuel Wesely, Muriel Serf. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Inside, Asia-centered world map

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