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ART SEXE MUSIQUE
French edition of Cosey's best selling memoir
Art Sex Music now available
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« Le royaume des hippies avait ses conventions, même si elles n’avaient pas toujours grand sens. On se rebellait contre le système en jouant les marginaux, mais on ne se gênait pas pour toucher la sécurité sociale ou les allocations de l’État. La pauvreté, la faim et un sentiment de responsabilité envers Tremble, Mooshine et Gen m’ont décidée. Si je prenais un job, Gen serait libre de se consacrer à l’art et nous aurions de quoi payer les courses, le loyer et les matières premières. »

C’est l’histoire de Christine Newby, dite Carol, Cosmosis, Cosey, Cosey Fanni Tutti... C’est elle qui nous en fait le récit, et il est essentiel que ce soit d’elle que nous le tenions : Art Sexe Musique offre un éclairage unique en son genre, ancré dans l’intimité, sur l’underground, le monde de la pornographie et le milieu de l’art britanniques. Artiste multidisciplinaire, figure incontournable de l’histoire de la musique industrielle (avec Throbbing Gristle) et de la synth wave (avec Chris & Cosey), Cosey Fanny Tutti est aussi connue pour ses années au sein du collectif à géométrie variable COUM Transmissions, ainsi que pour son travail de performeuse et de plasticienne, qui met en évidence la porosité entre marché de l’art et industrie du sexe, la nécessité d’accomplir des rituels, et tant d’autres choses encore. S’appuyant sur des extraits de ses journaux intimes, elle nous parle de travail domestique et de strip-tease, de squat, de drogue et de formulaire, de sexe et d’amour, de subversion et d’attention aux autres. Si Cosey Fanni Tutti n’a cessé de multiplier les expériences, sa vie s’est très vite fondée sur un principe d’identité porté à l’extrême : ma vie = mon œuvre. Son récit est celui d’une femme en lutte constante pour son autonomie, dans ses multiples relations familiales, artistiques, sexuelles et sentimentales. Dans un foisonnement de collaborations, au fil de succès improbables, au rythme des joies et des déboires des retrouvailles, on voit naître des rapports de manipulation et de domination, mais aussi se nouer d’insondables amitiés. Dans Art Sexe Musique, tout est dans tout, mais à la première personne : le livre est un point de vue à la fois situé et transversal sur l’underground anglais des années 1960 à nos jours, et le témoignage électrisant de ce que l’art fait à une vie. Art Sexe Musique de Cosey Fanni Tutti (Art Sex Music - Faber & Faber - 2017)

20€ 488 pages
Traduction : Fanny Quément
Réalisation graphique : Charlie Janiaut
Illustration : Stephen Vuillemin
ISBN : 978-2-492469-02-2
Distribution : Makassar
Publié avec le concours de la Région Occitanie
ART, SEX, MUSIC - THE FILM
biopic in development... CASTING NOW!
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We are casting the iconic role of Cosey Fanni Tutti
Are you in your 20s, open-minded and fearless?

Email:
casting@shakyradowlingcasting.com

backed by the BFI with #NationalLottery

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OTHER, LIKE ME - The Oral History Of Coum & Throbbing Gristle
From performance art to deafening industrial music. The story of COUM Transmissions and Throbbing Gristle, told for the first time on film by the artists themselves.
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Caroline Catz and Cosey Fanni Tutti interview for Delia Derbyshire Day 2020
Cosey Fanni Tutti – Book Shambles
Robin Ince has often mentioned how much he enjoyed Cosey Fanni Tutti's book Art Sex Music so it was only right he finally got her on the show.

Cosey joins Robin Ince and Josie Long to talk about Hull, the counter culture, finding your own path in art and feminism in the 70s. Josie was having all myriad of technical difficulties during this recording so please bear with her! And also please note that there is some discussion about the ‘scene’ in the 60s and 70s that people may find upsetting.
Go here to hear the Podcast on Bookshables
To hear an extended edition of this episode subscribe to Patreon on
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Faber & Faber signs 'revelatory' new book
from Cosey Fanni Tutti
Due for publication in Spring 2022
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Faber has signed a “revelatory” new book from writer and musician Cosey Fanni Tutti, author of 2017 memoir Art Sex Magic (Faber).

The untitled book will be released in spring 2022 after head of Faber Social, Alexa von Hirschberg, acquired world all language rights from Matthew Hamilton at the Hamilton Agency.

It will see Fanni Tutti explore the personal and creative connections between herself, the iconic 1960s electronic musician Delia Derbyshire and the 15th-century mystic visionary Margery Kempe.

Fanni Tutti began her career in 1969, becoming known for her performance art, her work in the sex industry, as the co-founder of pioneering band Throbbing Gristle, and for her electronic music as half of Chris & Cosey and Carter Tutti.

Her previous book, 
Art Sex Magic, is currently being adapted into a film.
She said: “A few years ago I accepted the exciting offer to compose the soundtrack for a film on Delia Derbyshire and my subsequent research led me into territories I hadn’t anticipated, revealing unexpected connections between myself and Delia. Then while rummaging through the dusty shelves of a second-hand bookshop I came across an old paperback book based on what is recognised as being the first autobiography written in English, 
The Book of Margery Kempe, whose author was born and lived in King’s Lynn, my local town. As I got deeper into my research on Delia and Margery I was intrigued and surprised by how our worlds and our “recordings” of our lives revealed a shared dogged determination to retain a sense of self within the societies of our time despite the challenges of being constantly undermined and pressured to accept our “place”, to play our “part”. How we sought a sense of fulfilment and freedom.”

Von Hirschberg added: “This book will be a revelatory meditation on womanhood, creativity, self-expression, freedom and experimentation which will uncover the surprising links between three courageous artists. Cosey Fanni Tutti is an exceptional writer and this book will establish her as a pioneering literary as well as an artistic and musical voice.”
Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and Legendary Tapes
The new film by Caroline Catz with original score by Cosey Fanni Tutti had its world premier at the BFI London Film Festival, October 2020.
Watch the trailer here...
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Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and Legendary Tapes

This psycho-acoustic exploration of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire time-travels like that famous fictional doctor, as Cosey Fanni Tutti dreams of connective sonic pathways.

Written & Directed by Caroline Catz. Produced by Andy Starke.
Featuring Caroline Catz, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Tom Meeten, Saskia Reeves, Richard Glover, Michael Higgs,
Honor Ray Caplan-Higgs, Zachary Hart and Cosey Fanni Tutti (as herself).


Available on BFI Player from Thursday 15 October 2020 - until Sunday 18 October 2020.

Book Tickets Now… only a limited number available.

‘Radio was the most important thing in my life and music, music, music!’ A true pioneer in audio exploration and psycho-acoustics, Delia Derbyshire conceived one of the most familiar compositions in science fiction, the Doctor Who theme, while working in a BBC basement. Her soundscapes felt like they connected to another realm. Kicking off with the discovery of 267 tapes in an attic, along with a treasure trove of journals hidden in her childhood bedroom, this film tunes in to Derbyshire’s frequency; that of a life-long non-conformist, whose peals of laughter in an archive interview tickle with delight and eccentricity. Featuring a rich archive, interviews, fictional embodiment and Cosey Fanni Tutti’s psycho-sonic channelling, director Caroline Catz traces acoustic pathways on her archeological dig into Derbyshire’s resonant life.
Sophie Brown (BFI)

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ART SEX MUSIC
New Faber ‘Greatest Hits’ paperback edition
available now!
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Books that have taken writing about music in new and exciting directions for the twenty-first century.

A SUNDAY TIMES, TELEGRAPH, ROUGH TRADE, PITCHFORK AND UNCUT MUSIC BOOK OF THE YEAR.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE


Musician and artist Cosey Fanni Tutti has continually challenged boundaries and conventions for four decades. As a founding member of the hugely influential avant-garde band Throbbing Gristle, as one half of electronic pioneers Chris and Cosey, and as an artist channellingp her experience in pornographic modelling and striptease, her work on the margins has come to reshape the mainstream. Shocking, wise and life-affirming, Art Sex Music is the fascinating memoir of an inspirational woman.

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ARTS COUNCIL OF ENGLAND ACQUIRES ONE OF COSEY FANNI TUTTI'S WORKS
For their Arts Council Collection - it will be available to museums and galleries around the world as part of the national loan collection.
I am so pleased to announce that earlier this year the Arts Council of England acquired one of my works ‘ ‘Throbbing Gristle' Partner, Vol. 1, No. 9, February, 1980’ for their Arts Council Collection. I am thrilled to have my work included alongside works by other great artists and that it will be available to museums and galleries around the world as part of the national loan collection.

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ARTWORK DETAILS: 148 x 112cm
MATERIAL DESCRIPTION: Magazine Action, Lithography on paper
CREDIT LINE: © the artist
THEME: Undefined
MEDIUM: Print
ACCESSION NUMBER: ACC45/2018
NTS LONDON - COSEY GUEST MIX
UK avant-garde & industrial icon Cosey Fanni Tutti gifts us with an hour long guest mix.
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SEINE - CREATIVE SPACE INTERVIEW
Millie Grace Horton talks to Cosey Fanni Tutti.
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LUSH | Origins
Andrew Paine & Sophie Porter travelled to Norfolk to speak with Cosey Fanni Tutti
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THE LAST BOHEMIANS
Kate Hutchinson interviews Cosey Fanni Tutti for this new podcast.
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Cosey Fanni Tutti’s ‘The Thing’
‘A Silver Cornet Laid on Red Velvet’
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Cosey Fanni Tutti’s ART SEX MUSIC
AUDIO BOOK NOW AVAILABLE
Unabridged version - 19 hours playing time.
ONLY ARTISTS
Maxine Peake meets Cosey Fanni Tutti
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COSEY FANNI TUTTI ON GARDENING
Lush talk to Cosey about her garden in Norfolk
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