BOOK: The Red Headed League, publication launch

Detail from finished image.
Detail of pamphlet cover.
The Red Headed League was launched at Bloc Projects, Sheffield 30th November 7 - 9pm. Click to purchase.

The project, initiated by Michael Day and Lesley Guy (as Furlough) was insipired by the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of the Red-Headed League and employed the services of thirteen red-headed artists to respond to entries from the Encyclopedia Britannica.

In keeping with the spirit of Jabes Wilson's original task from the short story I set about with an enclyclopedia, carbon paper and pen to copy out the original entry...

Contributing artists: Alice Bradshaw, Cathrine Dahl, Eddy Dreadnought, Tim Etchells, Daniel Fogarty, Dag-Arve Forbergskog, Chris Gibson, Lesley Guy, Kim Noble, Lisa Murphy, Jóhanna Ellen Ríkharðsdóttir, Mary Smith, and Alice Thickett.

You can purchase a copy of the publication for £2.70 + postage:

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