Sleeperhold is a publication platform.
Sleeperhold will produce 10 outputs.
After #10 it will cease to exist.
Every number is an experiment in approach / collaboration / distribution / media.
There is no recurring theme, there is no recurring format, there is no recurring audience.
Sleeperhold #4 is a paperback book which functions as a collection of 14 short stories. The work of the artists shown in this publications can be perceived as one continuous storyline, but every chapter can easily stand on it’s own. This publication is loosely based on, War Fever, a collection of short stories of science fiction writer J.G. Ballard.
Contributions by Beni Bischof, Jason Fulford, Dr Phillip Cribb, Pelican Avenue, Roma Publications, Karen Vermeren, Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen, We Have Photoshop, Hiromi Nakajima, B.H. Friedman, Ferdinand Kriwet, Ward Heirwegh, Lieven Lahaye, Sara Deraedt, Aurélien Arbet / Jérémie Egry / Nicolas Poillot (Etudes Studio), J.G. Ballard, David Horvitz & Peter Sutherland.
Sleeperhold editor Ward Heirwegh's contribution consists of a series of pamphlets. Alphavillle's Serge Delbruyère and Dirk van Bastelaere wrote an introduction / set of interludes.