5/7/2017

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RELEASE PARTY
for
If The Head Fits, Wear It

Sunday, May 7th, 2-5 PM

We are thrilled to announce that Los Angeles Contemporary Archive will host the official release of If The Head Fits, Wear It.  Six years in the making, If The Head Fits, Wear It is a testament to the relevance of the Grateful Dead and the subculture generated from the band's music. Please join the editors and writers to celebrate a volume that attempts to bring levity, grace, and fresh perspective to an often-misconstrued subculture.  

~ Book contributions by Katie Bachler, Elizabeth Cline, Katy Cowan, Nikki Darling, Eli Diner, Karl Erickson, Marc Herbst, Robby Herbst, Stuart Krimko, Anna Mayer, Cass McCombs & Katherine Pickard, Corrina Peipon, Mark A. Rodriguez, Tom Stack, Matt Siegle, Sticker Dude, Robert G. Weiner, Kate Wolf

Edited by Elizabeth Cline, Mark A. Rodriguez, and Matt Siegle~

++ A limited edition T-shirt designed by Online Ceramics will be available++
== Music by Lewis Pesacov ==

* Refreshments WILL be served *

:: Abstract ::

If The Head Fits, Wear It is an anthology publication examining the intersection of the Grateful Dead and contemporary art. This project united three art practitioners working together for the first time: Elizabeth Cline, Mark A. Rodriguez, and Matt Siegle. Coming from backgrounds such as opera, sculpture, and performance, the editors shared working methodologies to collaboratively edit and shape the concept of the book. If The Head Fits, Wear It brings together a mix of California artists, writers, and organizers to examine and highlight the proximity between these two subcultures, and in doing so forges new pathways for contemporary practices to engage the genre-defining expression inherent within Deadhead culture.

114 pages
b/w printing on rainbow-colored pages
8 x 5 inches, soft cover perfect bound