Ines Kaag, Desiree Heiss
Edition : First / Los Angeles / Textfield / 2006 / Softcover. / VG+
8vo. 112pp. Printed wrappers. Numerous Colour and Black & White images. Text in English.
Loosely organized around the topic of friendship, this issue of Textfield features an interview with Gunther von Hagens, creator of the controversial exhibition series Bodyworld and inventor of plastinations, discussing his past career as a professional ballroom dancer and his striking resemblance to Joseph Beuys. The issue contains documentation writing on organized group spooning and remembrances of the “Sundown Salon” in Los Angeles. It also includes an interview with Randy Miller, founder of the Alphy’s Soda Pop Club and a statement from design team Vier5, founders of the magazine Fairy Tale. And more to the point – Bless 27 – from the period when bless put their lookbooks in publications and magazines.