The California Sandals
- Title: The California Sandals
- Artist: Alison Knowles
- Label: Institut For Dansk Lydarkæologi
- Format: Flexi
- Genres: 1980's, Spoken Word
- Price: €27,00EU (incl. 19% VAT)€22,69non-EU
"The recording on the flexi disc documents a spoken word performance by the American artist Alison Knowles, recorded in the great hall of the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde. The performance took place on May 29th 1985 and was part of the Festival of Fantastics. In the piece, Knowles reads the text The California Sandals from her book More, published by Unpublished Edition, New York, 1970. Limited edition of 80 copies.
Originally released as part of a black cardboard box published by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Denmark, in 1989.
The remaining copies of the original flexi disc pressing are re-released by The Institute for Danish Sound Archaeology in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde Denmark. "