University Art Gallery

Tlön Editions

Tlön Editions was founded in 1997 by Janine Wong, Marc St.Pierre, and Lasse B. Antonsen, three faculty members at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, representing the departments of Design, Fine Arts and Art History, as well as the University Art Gallery. Since 2002, Mark Millstein, from the Design Department, has also been associated with the project. Three projects have been finished:

1997.1 Wherever You Are Not

Luca Buvoli,
Born in Brescia, Italy, 1963
Lives in New York City

This multiple was created as the poster for the film, Wherever You Are Not, which is part of the “Not-a-Superhero” comic book series. The first trial proof of the lithograph, with added collage elements, served as a poster outside John Weber Gallery in New York during the artist's exhibition, Wherever You Are Not. The poster was updated regularly by the artist with text additions such as “ten more days,” “last day,” etc. The poster trial proof ½ was destroyed at the end of the exhibition. The exhibition was on view April 26 – May 24, 1997 Published by Tlön Editions at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in an edition of 18, with two trial proofs, one artist's proof and two printer's proof. The full edition was finished in early April 1997. The two-color lithograph was printed by Marc St.Pierre, assisted by Lasse B. Antonsen, on BFK Rives Grey, with wire and plastic elements added by the artist. The image on the box was flocked with carborundum. Collage elements were added by the artist.

Price: $100.00

1997.2 All Things

Anton Vidokle,
Born in Moscow, Russia, 1965
Lives in New York City

This book, All Things, is based on a text fragment from Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy.

Images are etchings on Rives Lightweight with a silkscreen cover on Japanese Hosho paper, printed by Marc St.Pierre. Text is handset letterpress set by Kathryn M. Anderson. The book was assembled and bound by Marc St.Pierre, Lasse B. Antonsen, and Janine Wong.

Published by Tlön Editions at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in an edition of 20, with trial edition I-IV, one artist's proof, three printer's proofs, one B.A.T.
The full edition was completed December 1997.

Price: $150.00

1997.3 Hilur

Cecilia Vicuña,
Born in Santiago de Chile, 1948
Lives in New York City

This scroll consists of text handwritten by the artist in russet ink on Chinese writing paper wrapped with interleafing tissue.

The text reads: Threads become words and words become threads - on the other side. The title, Hilur, mixes the Spanish hilo with the English lure.
Published by Tlön Editions, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, in an edition of 35, with four artist's proofs and one studio proof.

The edition was done on the occasion of the artist's installation K'isa at the University Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, October 27 - December 12, 1997
The full edition was completed December 1997

Price: $75.00

We are currently finishing a series of three prints by Mark Dion. Expected completion date: October 2004.

If interested in any of the limited editions, please write out to a check to:
Art Gallery - UMASSD, for the amount of the edition plus shipping ($15.00), and mail it to:

University Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 715 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

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