Gavin, Bono and Guggi have contributed to Art:pack, a deck of playing cards in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation with each card designed by a contemporary artist. Bono and Gavin designed the jokers. Other people involved in the project include Glen Dimplex winning artist Matthew Barney, Clea van der Grijn, Sean Hillen and Sibylle…

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Two-thirds of the Kosovar refugees who fled the war in April (some 600,000 people) returned to their homeland. These people came back to find widespread destruction: over 500,000 houses were destroyed or seriously damaged; 40% of water sources contaminated by debris, animal and human remains and an estimated 1 million mines have been laid in…

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Excerpt from Gavin Friday – The Light and Dark, by Caroline van Oosten de Boer (Von B Press, 1991) New Year 86/The Blue Light/Guggi, Charlie, Gavin, Bono/FourPints/Lots of Talk/Three Pints and a Jack Daniels/Talking About Paint and Pain/What’s The Story?/The Pink Room/A Sky Above/Sounds of an Empty Estate/Four People Painting/No Mercy/On Canvas/Barbaric/Meticulous/Scat-Illogical/Holy Mary of O’Connell…

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