Pedal culture : guitar effects pedals as cultural artifacts /

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p.xv, 111 pages : (2022)

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(OCoLC)fst00903769, Effects pedals, Effects pedals., Exhibitions., fast


"The exhibition PedalCulture: The Guitar Effects Pedal as Cultural Artifact was organized and guest curated by Ronald Light in association with DESIGNSPACE, School of Design, San Francisco State University"--Title page verso.Includes index.Surf 'n' Turf -- Artisanal Pedal Creations -- Pedaling Popular Culture -- Holy Wahcamoly -- Rock It 8/8 -- Mosrite Fuzzrite -- Heavenly Pedals -- Effects History -- Hall of Fame 2 -- Tell Me a Story -- A Pedal for Your Thoughts -- Fuzzy Muff Petting Zoo -- Tones of the Gods -- Curator's Documentation."The catalog of the 2017 exhibition "PedalCulture : The Guitar Effects Pedal as Cultural Artifact" illustrates the cultural significance and visual design semiotics of contemporary guitar effects pedals. The text shows the pedals' application as objects of power transference from on high and explores their symbolic associations with select objects, ideas, and texts from popular arts and culture"--