Tracey Moberly will visit The Museum of Club Culture, Hull, to give a talk on her book Text-Me-Up on Wednesday 23rd November at 6.30pm
Tracey Moberly has saved every single text message she has ever been sent. Text-Me-Up is an autobiographical work in the author's words and images, and texts of others. The book is a zeitgeist journey through popular culture over the last decade, from the underground to the mainstream in the world of music and art.
Her web of text messages incorporates and weaves around some of popular culture's key figures, positioning them in place and time and include Banksy, Bill Drummond, Howard 'Mr Nice' Marks, Irvine Welsh, Tony Benn, Aiden Shaw, Pete Doherty, John Sinclair, Mark Thomas Carl Barat and many more.
Tracey is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and radio show producer/host and was co-owner of legendary art and music hangout, the Foundry, in Shoreditch, London.
Moberly has taken on the the newest, most popular forms of communication and used it as a starting point from which to examine her life, crafting a work that straddles art, literature, technology and popular culture.