Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Michael Horovitz: Fifty Years of CounterCulture

Thursday 20 March 2008
7.30pm
London Print Studio, 425 Harrow Road, London W10 4RE

Michael Horovitz presents ‘Fifty Years of CounterCulture from the Beat Generation to a New Waste Land’, a live performance, including a screening of Wholly Communion, Peter Whitehead’s documentary of highspots from the catalytic poetmeet at London’s Albert Hall on 11 June 1965. This film includes performances by Gregory Corso, Harry Fainlight, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Horovitz, Ernst Jandl, Christopher Logue, Adrian Mitchell and Alexander Trocchi.

Michael will also trace the progress of Live/New Departures, Jazz Poetry SuperJams and the Poetry Olympics festivals – www.poetryolympics.com
He will introduce a screening of images from his just published A New Waste Land: Timeship Earth at Nillennium – plus readings from this, and his other books and anthologies, including songs, music and Q&A.

London Print Studio talks and film screenings are FREE.
No booking necessary. Telephone 020 8969 3247 for more information.
Buses: 18, 28, 328, 31, 36.
Tube: Westbourne Park (8 mins walk – LPS is opposite First Avenue).

London Print Studio is celebrating the changing art of utopian rebellion and activism in its AgitPop exhibition, up until the end of May, featuring international and contemporary work alongside a unique display of posters from Sixties to Eighties Notting Hill Gate, Ladbroke Grove and Westbourne Park – info@londonprintstudio.org.uk

1 comment:

Gustave said...

Good companion piece.

Hope Gregory Corso fans - Horovitz was a great supporter - get a heads up on a new film following Corso throgh Europe in the last years of his life.

Penetrating.

"Corso The Last Beat" www.corsothefilm.com"