Re-Sisters: The Lives and Recordings of Delia Derbyshire, Margery Kempe and Cosey Fanni Tutti | Cosey Fanni Tutti
In 2018, boundary-breaking visual and sonic artist Cosey Fanni Tutti received a commission to write the soundtrack to a film about Delia Derbyshire, the pioneering electronic composer who influenced the likes of Aphex Twin and The Chemical Brothers.
While researching Derbyshire's life, Tutti became immersed in her story and uncovered fascinating parallels with her own life. At the same time, Tutti began reading about Margery Kempe. the fifteenth-century mystic visionary who wrote the first English-language auto biography. The connections between the three women soon shifted into focus. Each Iived on the fringes of a world dictated by patriarchal forces; each relentlessly pursued the expansion and enrichment of their life through their creative work.
Undaunted by the Consequences they faced and unwilling to conform to the societal and cultural norms of their time, they are united by an unwavering Commitment to their sense of self. RE-SISTERSS the story of three Women consumed by their passion for life, a passion they expressed through music, art and lifestyle-their recordings. It is a revelatory exploration into the lives of these extraordinary artists, and a vital meditation on womanhood, creativity and self-expression.
Size: 160 x 240mm (Hardback)
Publisher: Faber & Faber