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Finnegans Wake

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FINNEGANS WAKE

Joyce: One great part of human existence is passed in a state which cannot be rendered sensible by the use of wideawake language, cuttanddry grammar and goahead plot.

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Finnegans Wake read by James Joyce, arranged for 20-note paper strip musical movement, 2009 by Nicci Haynes

Finnegans Wake read by James Joyce, arranged for 20-note paper strip musical movement

Paper strip, musical mechanism, motor. 2009.

Paper strip 10m

A YouTube version of James Joyce reading. Voice data recoded into marks on a 10 metre long paper strip and punched with holes to function like pianola roll in the musical mechanism. Exhibited at: 'Alphabeater', Megalo Print Studio +Gallery, Canberra 2009; 'Mechanical Poetry', Gaffa Gallery, Sydney 2010; 'Paper Works' Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, 2010; Ex Libris Awards, Mackay, 2010; '100% Books', Canberra 2013. Photograph: Lyrebird Photography.