Exhibit 37 - Maastricht - july 24th, 2005

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This acquisition was adopted by Lemmens-i-Design & Art Consulting Maastricht on september 8th, 2008 ... [ ? ]

On the morning of sunday july 24th, 2005, in the town of Maastricht (the Netherlands) I walked - between 8h45 and 12h15 - from Malberg (north-west) to Heer (south-east) and back again. On the way I picked up fourteen clods and bits of cassette tape ... I left them there in Maastricht, in fourteen labelled plastic bags, stowed in a shoebox that I put in a bookcase in my mother's house. On october 28th, 2005, I went back to Maastricht, to do the unraveling of these finds during an FT-event in the 'werkplaats' of Stichting Intro | In situ, in the Capucijnenstraat in Maastricht. The event included the issue of a limited numbered edition of 'fotex37' on cassette ("Gevonden in / Found in Maastricht").

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07/24/2005 12h10 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - Arkebusruwe

Just before arriving back at my mother's place I found two more strands - surely originated from the same tape - in the street, in the Arkebusruwe, near nr. 34 and nr. 66. Rap/hip-hop, including Hit It Run from Run DMC and Tramp, by Salt N Pepa.

07/24/2005 11h42 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - Carl Smulderssingel

On the pavement, near nr. 62 ... and a bit further, in the gutter near nr. 52, I found the top of a cassette, with a printed label that reads "public-radio backgroundmusic" (see picture). I'm not sure though that this cover comes from the same cassette of which #215 was a part. Pop. Identified by Shazam as "Good Life", by Inner City [ nov. 24th, 2009 ]

07/24/2005 11h40 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - Carl Smulderssingel

Opposite nr. 80, two very small bits. One rap/hip-hop, the other dance. The second one was identified by Shazam as "Slippy", by Underworld [ nov. 24th, 2009 ]

07/24/2005 11h37 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - Carl Smulderssingel

Near showroom 'Bizami', opposite nr. 92. Traditional, from the east. Maybe Turkish?

07/24/2005 11h35 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - Carl Smulderssingel

On traffic island at the corner with Het Rondeel and Peter Huyssenslaan (see pictures). Tape contains a divers mix of popular music, including the Dutch Kaplaarzen (Rubberen Laarzen) by Dingetje (?), Queen's 'breakthrough classic' Bohemian Rhapsody, Don't talk just kiss from the Right Said Fred album Up, and many more.

07/24/2005 11h28 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - Cabergerweg

On the side of the road, a little below the Q8 service station (see pictures). Rap/hip-hop, techno/dance ... The first fragment in the montage might be from Conejo's I need Money, but I haven't been able yet to verify this ... Shazam recognized "Paid in Full", by Eric B. & Rakim [ nov. 24th, 2009 ]. On June 11th 2010 Shazam further pointed to Public Enemy's Bring the Noise and to The Only Way is Up, by Yazz & The Plastic Population.

07/24/2005 11h18 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - Cabergerweg

On traffic island at crossing with Fort Willemweg. Tape recorded from the radio ... we hear fragments of Robin Beck's First Time, and Can't Stay Away From You, sung by by Gloria Estefan.
[When I passed again in Maastricht, about two weeks later, at about the same spot I picked up a second clod that certainly was part of this same cassette. It is #223, part of acquisition #38 ...]

07/24/2005 11h12 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - corner of Statensingel and Cabergerweg

On a traffic island. The tape contains 'crooner' tracks. April in Paris ... I'm not sure who's singing ... Anyone? ... Shazam and Midomi [ nov. 24th, 2009 ] were unanymous: it's Dean Martin.

07/24/2005 11h10 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - corner of Statensingel and Capucijnenstraat

Strand trapped in the bicycle stands opposite Atelier Izy-Manny. Dutch variety ... Als een meeuw in de wind. Sung by? Frans Bauer?

07/24/2005 10h55 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - corner of Bosschstraat and Maasboulevard

Two of two entangled and pretty damaged strands of tape caught on traffic island. Different strands, as the colours show (see picture), but it turned out that on it there is the same 'type' of music. Noisy and very speedy. Gabber house?

07/24/2005 10h55 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - corner of Bosschstraat and Maasboulevard

One of two entangled and pretty damaged strands of tape caught on traffic island. Different strands, as the colours show (see picture), but it turned out that on it there is the same 'type' of music. Noisy and very speedy. Gabber house?

07/24/2005 10h05 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - corner of Sibemaweg and Dokter Nevenstraat

Gangsta Rap ... this must be Eazy E's Boyz-N-the-Hood.

07/24/2005 09h50 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - John F. Kennedybrug

On the eastern section of the bridge, near the Alfons Ariensstraat. The tape contains dance and hip-hop tracks. In the fotex we hear Don't let me wait, by Bomb the Bass (featuring Lauraine), from their album Into the Dragon. Shazam [ june 11th, 2010 ] moreover recognized Bust A Move (Oldtimers) by Yound MC

07/24/2005 09h00 Maastricht (the Netherlands) - Via Regia

On the roundabout where the Via Regia crosses the Nobellaan and the Porseleinstraat I found the first tape of that sunday morning. It turned out to be quite special ... On it we hear a young adult (his name probably is 'Kurt'), who is playing his acoustic guitar and singing 'classic' songs, like the theme from the television series 'Cheers', the 'Eurovision tune' (Marc Antoine Charpentier's Te Deum), Nights in white satin (Moody Blues), Venus (Shocking Blue), Streets of London (Ralph McTell) and many more. Kurt apparently has been recording his playing and singing on a cassette telephone answering machine using a 'memo recording' option: sometimes the phone is ringing, or he is calling, and the songs alternate with recorded telephone conversations with friends, all in the Maastricht dialect ...

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