Andrea Tippel - Ich und Sie 2CD (special) 28578
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Andrea Tippel - Ich und Sie 2CD (special) 28578
Pre-order of the forthcoming Double-CD release by german conceptual Artist Andrea Tippel (1945-2012).

“Ich und Sie - ein Roman aus dreibuchstabigen Wörtern“ (Me and Her - a novel of three-letter-words) was a work she started in 1993 and finished in 2009. As the title suggests it consists entirely of three-letter-words.

Special edition of 50 numbered copies only available as a pre-order. Includes the print "Ich fliege“ based on the drawing of the same name by Andrea Tippel & Tomas Schmit (61 x 43 cm).

Two CDs (total 112 min) in fullcolour six-panel DVD-sized digipak, illustrated with pages of the manuscripts of "Ich und Sie“, a biographical text and chronology of the work in english by Marc Schulz, and the text "The Speaking Art of Andrea Tippel“ by Dorothy Iannone, written in 2019 especially for this publication.

Edition of 200 + 50 copies special edition. Available late November 2019.

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"The sketchbook version of the novel comprises 123 pages, and of these 97 pages were finished already in 1993. Another four pages were composed in 1995, 15 pages in March 1999, and seven further pages between 2007 and 2009. Andrea Tippel takes leave in the last pages of her recently deceased friends, among these Tomas Schmit, Ludwig Gosewitz, and Emmett Williams. The novel appeared in various printed and recorded versions: just like a work in progress, Andrea Tippel also performed the novel in sections between 1994 and 2009 at her kitchen table. (…)“
- from the liner-notes by Marc Schulz

"(…) Here is a tale, a brilliant tale, one cannot deny, which, even as it astounds us through her persever- ance, drives us crazy with a foreboding that this may well be an endless tale. And perhaps this purely personal response to the Speaking Art of Andrea Tippel may well have amused its creator who often found meanings which, understandably or not, had eluded others. (…)“
- Dorothy Iannone "The Speaking Art of Andrea Tippel“ (excerpt)