17 Forever (Pamphlet No. 9)

This pamphlet was originally published for all those attending the unveiling of Dead White Man on 6 November 1999. It is the third of the pamphlets that were inspired by the death of Roger Eagle. Dead White Man was a sculpture made by Bill Drummond in honour of Roger Eagle…

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Making Soup (Pamphlet No. 5)

This pamphlet was originally published for all those visiting College Green House, Belfast. Susan Philipsz and Eoghan McTigue were both artists who lived in this house. They put on an exhibition where they invited all the artists that had ever stayed in the house over the past 60 years to…

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My Day In Court (Pamphlet No. 17)

In his pamphlet My Day In Court Bill writes about his appearance in court after painting the words ‘Dead White Man’ on the outside of a building in Liverpool in early 2000 (see 17 Forever).  

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A Proposal (Pamphlet No. 26)

This pamphlet was originally published as a proposal for the exhibition How To Be An Artist. It was distributed to numerous regional galleries across the UK, specifically (according to its liner notes) to “all those that we think it worthwhile sending it to”.

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My Favourite Colour (Pamphlet No. 1)

This pamphlet was of an unlimited edition, originally published for those attending the exhibition Strictly Personal at the doomed National Centre For Popular Music in Sheffield, UK.

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Syd Is Dead (Pamphlet No. 27)

A short story By Bill Drummond, published for those attending ‘Syd Barrett – Madcap’s Last Laugh’ at The Barbican Centre, London, May 2007. The distribution of these pamphlets was terminated at the request of the organisers of this event. The story in the pamplet was included as a chapter in…

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HQ image of Penkiln Burn pamphlet no. 29, "The First Chapter" by Bill Drummond

The First Chapter (Pamphlet No. 29)

This pamphlet contained the first chapter of the book 17. It was originally published to be used as a promotional tool for the said book.

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The Last Page (Pamphlet No. 23)

This pamphlet was originally published for all those that bought a copy of How To Be An Artist. The reason for it being published is because the last page from the book was omitted by mistake. This mistake was not done by design.

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Two Paintings (Pamphlet No. 20)

Published for all those that may have to look at the first two paintings made by Bill Drummond since 1972.

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The 25 Paintings (Birmingham, England 2014)

The 25 Paintings compiles most of the past Penkiln Burn posters and photographs from the now-defunct PB website into a comprehensive archive of Bill Drummond’s work during the last 25 years. Published in a hard back edition of 1,000 to coincide with The 25 Paintings exhibition at Eastside Projects, Birmingham,…

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