Chris Larson: Land Speed Record (also the title of the artist’s exhibition at the Walker), titled after the seminal live album by acclaimed local punk band Hüsker Dü recorded in Minneapolis at the 7th St Entry on August 15, 1981.
This limited-edition, clear vinyl LP contains a duplicate version of Hüsker Dü’s original drum track played by Yousif Del Valle and recorded live at 7th St Entry on April 14, 2016. This Limited Edition features a color photograph, signed and numbered by Chris Larson, of the accumulation of salvaged objects that are the subject of his film. Published by the Walker, the album serves as the catalogue for Larson’s exhibition and includes liner notes by Walker exhibition curator Siri Engberg, Walker artistic director Fionn Meade, independent curator Dieter Roelstraete, and Rev. Russell Rathbun, a writer and founding preacher at the St. Paul–based church House of Mercy.
Limited Edition Album with Signed Print $500 ($450 for Walker members)
Edition of 50