Land Observations announce details of an exhibition at Rough Trade East, London on 17 September, following the release of Roman Roads IV – XI, out on 3 September and a show at Café Oto on 13 September.
“To coincide with the release of his music projects debut album: Land Observations – Roman Roads – IV – XI, visual artist James Brooks, has realised a series of meticulous drawings looking at ‘roads’ as an abstract symbol.
Land Observations is the solo project of James Brooks, and Brooks’ exhibition at Rough Trade East, which follows the release of the debut album Roman Roads IV – XI, out on 3 September, is a series of meticulous pencil drawings looking at ‘roads’ as an abstract symbol.
‘Road Drawings’ is a continuation of the land observations music and visual art project – addressing instrumental electric guitar compositions in relation to responses to specific geographical features.
Roman Roads IV – XI is released on Mute on CD, vinyl and download, with packaging featuring original drawings by Brooks. The album was recorded at the Bridge and Tunnel Mobile, Berlin and engineered and mixed by Mark Bihler and James Brooks.”
Read more on the Rough Trade website