Punk House: a zine, etc.,

Cover of Punk House zine by Savage Pencil.

Punk House was an installation, recording, video and zine project produced in the fall of 2017. The record, zine covers, and installation murals painted in the Mobile Homestead were designed by the artist Savage Pencil. The zine was produced by MoCAD in an edition of 150 copies. The first 15 copies were signed and numbered with a hand-sewn binding, each copy containing an original Savage Pencil “Fly” drawing in silver ink on black paper, signed and numbered on the reverse, with an embossed Sav X stamp on the mount. The special edition is available for $250 at Book Beat.

Cover of the Punk House Lp by Savage Pencil.

The Punk House zine is a mixture of vintage art, photography, band flyers and contemporary art reproduced in silkscreen and multi-color risography.  Included are  works by; Leni Sinclair, Savage Pencil, Gary Panter, Mike Kelley, Jim Shaw, Cary Loren, Cameron Jamie, Sue Rynski, Chris Pottinger, Jimbo Easter, Thomas Carey, Davin Brainard, Rotland Press, Dennis Tyfus, Timmy Vulgar, Jad Fair, David Fair, Jonnie Prey, Suzy Poling and Michael Dykehouse.

Bound into the zine is a two-hour DVD with vintage and contemporary music videos and live performances by ADULT., Bobby Harlow, Aaron Dilloway, Cinecyde, Cotton Museum, Jimbo Easter, Kim Fowley and the Psychedelic Dogs, Majic Robit Films, Princess Dragon-Mom, Monster Island, Nautical Almanac, Odd Clouds, Pod Blotz, The Beast People, Outrageous Cherry, Destroy All Monsters, Timmy’s Organism, Tyvek, Wolf Eyes and the Wolfman Band.

The Punk House 12″ Lp includes tracks by ADULT., Timmy Vulgar, Jad and David Fair, Galen, Druid Perfume, Destroy All Monsters, The Whales, Outrageous Cherry, Wolf Eyes, The Wolfman Band, Pod Blotz, Cotton Museum, Cinecyde, The Boners, Cannibal, Princess Dragon-Mom, Odd Clouds, Jamie Easter, Monster Island, Michael Dykehouse and The Beast People. Album liner notes were written by Glen Morren, The Lp was pressed at Third Man Pressing in an edition of 300 copies. 

The Punk House installation will be open through January 7, 2018. Details about the exhibit are available at MoCAD.The video below contains scenes from the installation and a short interview with Savage Pencil (Edwin Pouncey).  

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