PIG CITY MODEL FARM
by Rob Kovitz
Treyf 25th Anniversary edition
292 pages | 7.5x9.25"
$25 US / $30 CDN
artists' books | literary fiction
distribution by Ingram
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"The Return of a Cult Classic" – Entertainment Weekly
pig city model farm
treyf 25th anniversary edition
"If we could suddenly see this arranged order as it will be seen in its full functioning, it is not to be doubted that many of the Civilized would be struck dead by the violence of their ecstasy."
PIG CITY MODEL FARM, a disturbing and amusing book about architecture, agriculture, and utopia. About instrumental thinking and rational method versus irony and doubt as anti-method. About copronomy and building design, model farms, country-life, class status in the Chinese countryside, Ultra-Sweet Pignectar, an architect's first sexual experience, Charles Fourier, Marcel Duchamp, paranoia, poisonous fruit, and how things become their opposite.
"A virtuosity of manipulation intent on confounding all elevating sentiments. Kovitz has a real talent at digging up slops."
— Ken Hayes, The Splinter
"Is this a new form of discourse in step with its multivalent, chaotic times, or merely an excuse for intellectual laziness? Only the author knows for sure."
— Marco Polo, Canadian Architect
"I like it very much."
— Cedric Price, AA Files
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