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Distributed Objects

Distributed Objects is a publishing imprint started in 2015, featuring recorded and written documents focused on emerging artistic practices.

Releases draw primarily from work and writings of participants in ISSUE Project Room’s Artist-in-Residence program, alongside previously unreleased historical materials, published in tandem to create a broader contextual framework. Distributed Objects seeks to expand the discourse around time-based performances developed at ISSUE by disseminating artists’ writings and unique recorded materials, offering new perspectives into the contemporary creative community local to New York City.

Current Funders


ISSUE Project Room benefits from generous public funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, the New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, the Brooklyn Delegation of the New York City Council with Council Member Stephen T. Levin and the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams.


Additional private support is provided by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music Inc, Arnow Family Fund, Asian Cultural Council, Robert D. Bielecki Foundation, Casement Fund, O.P. & W.E. Edwards Foundation Arts Fund, Howard Gilman Foundation, James E. Robison Foundation, Lehman Foundation, mediaThe foundation, Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Shelley & David Rubin Foundation, and The Golden Rule Foundation as well as numerous individual supporters.

Corporate Sponsors

ISSUE Project Room acknowledges corporate support from Duane Morris, Ellenoff, Grossman & Schole LLP, Fidelity National Title Insurance, First American Title Insurance Co., HBO, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP, Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Brietstone, LLP, NOKIA-Bell Labs, Fidelity National Title Insurance, NV/design.architecture, Starr Associates and TD Bank.

Additional corporate support through matching gifts has generously been provided by BlackRock, TBS and Verizon.

In-Kind Sponsors

ISSUE gratefully acknowledges in-kind support from Big Reuse, Cooke + Wax, Chateau Heights, Heirloom, NU Hotel, McWilliams Family Winemakers, Remsen Graphics, Slope Cellars, Sixpoint Brewery and Yamaha Artist Services.

Pro bono legal counsel is generously provided to ISSUE Project Room by Farrell Fritz, P.C. Long Island, New York Law Firm.

Susan Howe and David Grubbs: Thiefth

: Special Edition Letterpress Print + LP, 2015

Originally released on CD in 2005 and out of print for a decade, Thiefth is the first of four collaborations between poet Susan Howe and musician David Grubbs. Limited to 100 copies, this special edition includes a 12x12 inch letterpress print by Susan Howe, produced by Grenfell Press, accompanied by a hand-stamped LP in letterpress sleeve.

Yarn/Wire and Pete Swanson: Eliminated Artist

: LP + Digital & Digital, 2015

Known for his uncompromising tape and synthesizer work, Pete Swanson has pushed the limits of electronic music since the early 2000s. Since stepping down as half of formative underground duo Yellow Swans, he has subverted the genres of noise and electronic dance music as a solo artist.

Sabisha Friedberg with Peter Edwards: The Hant Variance

SKU: DO 02
: 2xLP & Digital, 2015

Sabisha Friedberg’s double LP The Hant Variance was recorded at EMPAC with Peter Edwards in a custom-tuned environment using advanced multi-channel recording techniques to capture a configuration of spatialized sound sources. Combining granular synthesis, analogue synthesizers, tone oscillators and field recordings, the composition is comprised of three movements.

Sergei Tcherepnin: Quasar ⇔ Lanterns

SKU: DO 01
: 2xLP & Digital, 2015

Sergei Tcherepnin’s Quasar ⇔ Lanterns was originally produced in 2009 as an 8-channel installation with Ei Arakawa at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. Remixed to stereo for this release, Tcherepnin’s trio of works combine analog synthesizer recordings and other instrumental sources with field recordings captured during the artists’ travels to Turkey and Georgia.