Frog Peak Music is an artist-run composers' collective dedicated to publishing and producing experimental and unusual works by its member artists, and is committed to the idea of availability over promotion. Frog Peak Music is a not-for-profit organization in which member artists determine the form and content of their own work.
Poet, sound-artist, performer
Chris Mann is one of Australia's most important creative artists, well-known as an innovative poet and composer. His writings are generally limited-edition and specially produced, and primarily available thru Frog Peak.
Chris Mann Val-U-Pak. Writings in various forms. Of Course (newsprint); The Rationales (pad, from NMA Publications); Tuesday (pamphlet); I got ten bucks says Barrabas had a dad. . . (ribbon); fee fie form odds is on. . .(postcard) Man05. $15.
Tablecloth. Man02. $20.
Word for Word. Man01. $15.
Chris Mann and Grammar. (rare remaining copies of this book from Lingua Press). Lin02. $10.
Frog Peak Anthology. Writings by Harrison, Mann, Wendt, and others, edited by Carter Scholz. Frog Peak Publication. FP07. $25.
Working Hypothesis. Man08. $10. How Do You Know That. Guppy Vol. I, No. 3: Text. Man09. $5.
Talking about Healesville. Banned in Healesville. Man04. $10.
The Birth of Peace. Tape and book edition of Chris Mann's multimedia piece for goldfish-controlled computers and poets. With Alistair Riddall, Simon Veitch, Larry Polansky, and Warren Burt. Limited edition, signed and numbered copies, includes plastic goldfish. NMA22. $30.
"Of Course" and Anway you can always put language down to experience. With Warren Burt. Two 38 minute pieces combining the text-music virtuosity of Chris Mann with Burt's electronics. Dense and compelling. Brt10. $10. OUT OF STOCK