WHITENOISE BOOKWORK by Burgoyne & Emanuele
Book Launch 6th of June 2017, 6.30PM
66 Portland Place
The bookwork WhiteNoise is an extension of the immersive, contingent and expansive
collaborative residency WhiteNoise that took place at the Centre for Recent Drawing in London,
between Greig Burgoyne & Rossella Emanuele.
Combining commissioned writing and
conceptually driven design akin to the process led, performative and rule-based agency that the
Conceptually, visually and physically WhiteNoise bookwork opens up a new direction in Burgoyne
& Emanuele exploration of possible crossovers between contemporary drawing and performance
as a temporal and collaborative experience. Beyond markmaking but rather through the use of
French folding and colour coding, WhiteNoise bookwork offers rhizomatic orientations with
multiple entry and exit points akin to Burgoyne & Emanuele approaches developed during the
Offering a systematic dialogue between hand and eyes WhiteNoise bookwork generates a space of
becoming that translates B & E performative dimension, its durational materiality and its ordering,
chance-led or repetitive systems into a bold and immersive bookwork.
Printed with fold out dust jacket, incorporating French folds and overprinting WhiteNoise is
designed in collaboration with CHK Design studio in London. It has been printed in the
Netherlands by Wonderful Books, a specialist in delivering outstanding limited edition bespoke
Published by Marmalade Visual Theory London & distributed by Central Books.
Limited edition of 250 copies
Full colour incorporating French folds & overprinting
Project funded by ACE and UCA