face radio (1998)

 

PROJECT REFERENCES


[1] "This is Jack Killian, "The Nighthawk" on KJCM, 98.3 and Good night America… wherever you are." 

Jack Killian's sign-off at the end of each episode of the television show Midnight Caller (1988-91) starring Gary Cole as an ex-cop who hosts a late night Radio Show set in San Francisco.

 

[2] "The only thing you believe in is me. What are you if you don't have me? I'm not afraid, see? I come in every night, make my case, make my point, say what I believe in! I tell you what you are. I have to.  I have no choice. You frighten me. I come here every night, tear into you, I abuse you, I insult you, and you just keep  coming back for more. What's wrong with you?  Why do you keep calling? I don't wanna hear it anymore.  Stop talking! Go away! You're a bunch of yellow-bellied, spineless, bigoted, quivering, drunken, insomniatic, paranoid, disgusting, perverted, voyeuristic, little obscene phone callers."

Excerpt from the final soliloquy of the Dallas, Texas based late night Radio Host Barry Champlain in Talk Radio (1988) directed by Oliver Stone.


 

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faceradio invite
faceradio invite

Original etching sent to every radio station in Melbourne (1998)

face radio (1998)
face radio (1998)

Left: Installation detail, pencil, ink, gouache, watercolour on paper, wood, dead radios, dimensions variable. Right: Studio view with radio.

FM (Dutch  music segue failure)
FM (Dutch music segue failure)

pencil, watercolour on paper (1997)

FM (Hitz)
FM (Hitz)

pencil, ink, gouache, watercolour on paper (1997)

AM 774 (Tony / Barbara Bach's B'day)
AM 774 (Tony / Barbara Bach's B'day)

pencil, watercolour on paper (1997)

FM (Hindi)
FM (Hindi)

pencil, watercolour on paper (1997)

Circa FM 101 (The Mix)
Circa FM 101 (The Mix)

pencil, watercolour on paper (1998)

621 AM (Louise Adler)
621 AM (Louise Adler)

pencil, watercolour on paper (1997)

93 FM (islamic)
93 FM (islamic)

pencil, ink, gouache, watercolour on paper (1997)