Wesley Mulvin
It’s Hard Being Canadian


“We all know it’s hard being Canadian and in this succinct six page booklet, Wesley Mulvin lays out the physical and metaphysical origins of the difficulty from the beginning of Time with humorous quasi-scientific diagrams in coloured pencil.”
– from the Perro Verlag website.

Published by Perro Verlag
ISBN 978-1-897243-44-2
19.5 x 13.5 cm, 6 pages, colour laser prints, 2009
Edition of 60 signed and numbered

Available from Perro Verlag

Wesley Mulvin is a sculptor, visual artist and letterpress technician. He has exhibited his work across Canada and Internationally in Amsterdam, Bratislava, Yokohama, Budapest, the Czech Republic and Tallin, Estonia. Each of his many artist books uses simplified minimalist drawings to look at the way humour can be used to both undermine and shore up the reader/viewer’s expectations and existing belief structures.

Perro Verlag Books by Artists publishes visual art chapbooks, comix, manifestos, Documents of Psychic Amateurs, research from The Institute for the Science of Identity, The Hell Passport Project , pamphlets from the lowercase reading room and exhibition catalogues. We promote the original and independent voices of both established and emerging artists whose work combines or crosses or messes up traditional genres. We currently have forty-five titles in print.