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Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Cunt-Ups / Bellamy, Dodie ; Burroughs WS ; Wieners J ; Acker K., 2001

Identifier: CC-59601-10002679
Scope and Contents Dodie Bellamy: "Cunt-Ups is a hermaphroditic salute to William Burroughs and Kathy Acker. I started the project as cut-ups, in the original Burroughs sense, as delineated in The Job. I used a variety of texts written by myself and others. Per Burroughs' rather vague instructions, I cut each page of this material into four squares. For each cunt-up I chose two or three squares from my own source text, and one or two from other sources. I taped the new Frankenstein page together, typed it into my computer and then reworked the material. When my own source text was used up my cunt-ups were finished. The body with all organs slithers and lunges through netsex, psychic oozings, alien invasion, and serial murder. In ecstatic peristalsis the lover endlessly re/turns to life.Is the cut-up a male form? I've always considered it so"”needing the violence of a pair of scissors in order to reach nonlinearity. Is the pornographic a male realm? I think so. Women are usually stuck in the more...
Dates: 2001

Dream Machine / Gysin, Brion ; Laura Hoptman, curator ; Burroughs WS ; P-orridge G ; Giorno J., 2010

Identifier: CC-56811-10000179
Scope and Contents The Sackners attended this spectacular exhibition. Water Row Books: This is the first comprehensive survey of the works of the radical artist Brion Gysin, featuring a stunning selection of illustrations. During his lifetime Brion Gysin (1916-1986) inspired an array of artists, writers, poets and musicians, notably the Beat Generation. Since his death Gysin's own work has only increased in popularity, yet his radical approach to art defies categorization. Brion Gysin: Dream Machine is the first detailed study of Gysin's oeuvre in both art-historical and contemporary contexts. A devotee of invention, Gysin created paintings, drawings, photo-collages, installations, poetry and sound experiments. He produced the cut-up collage novel The Third Mind (1965) with William Burroughs, and with Ian Sommerville developed the Dreamachine (1961), a kinetic sculpture designed to induce visions by playing flickering light on the closed eyes of the viewer. This exciting new book, featuring incisive...
Dates: 2010

Let The Mice In, 1973

Identifier: CC-51251-72339
Scope and Contents

This book was edited by Jan Herman. Gysin documents the making of cut-ups and his "Dream Machine" in this book. Also, this book includes three labels from the exhibition "Beyond Geometry." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1973

Minutes To Go / Beiles, Sinclair ; Burroughs, William S. ; Corso, Gregory ; Gysin, Brion ; Pelieu C., 1968

Identifier: CC-51417-72512
Scope and Contents

This book was first published in Paris in 1960 by Two Cities Editions. Claude Perlieu contributed a single collage that is reproduced after the title page. The back cover depicts a Brion Gysin calligraphic drawing. This book has been considered by some as the "Handbook for Cut-Ups." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

Poetry or Type? / Ward, John Powell., 1980

Identifier: CC-57800-10001052
Scope and Contents

J.P. Ward is John Powell Ward. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

The Louis Project / Weissner, Carl ; Herman, Jan., 1979

Identifier: CC-50986-72064
Scope and Contents

This is a single sheet, folded three times and printed in blue and red. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1979