[NetBehaviour] Shinjuku box art cult

Simon Mclennan mclennanfilm at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 20:55:20 CET 2023


.. and failing that attempted to write and draw increasingly surreal or
obtuse phrases along with abstract symbols, on the inside of the boxes with
the marker pen.  These boxes bound for Disk Union record shop in Shinjuku
containing the latest dance releases - square pusher, aphex et Al.  Upon
receipt of the boxes over a period of time there built an expectation by
the person unpacking the vinyl, of the symbols contained therein.
Gradually a cult formed around these drawings - each drawing carefully cut
from the box and pasted into a frame forming a collection displayed on the
wall of the flat in Shinjuku. Titled 'collection of drawings by unknown
artist' the curator chose to view these renderings on cardboard as
manifestations of some universal force
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