COUNTER CULTURE CHRONICLES

The village of Ruigoord was evacuated in the 1960s by the municipality of Amsterdam, which intended to expand its harbour and industrial territory westward. However, in 1972 the abandoned village was squatted by a group of artists headed by former Provo Hans Plomp and Gerben Hellinga. While the industrial area steadily encroached upon the squatted village, the artist’s colony developed into a cultural freetown which…
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Ewan Clark is a writer and English teacher at a secondary school in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Clark graduated from the University of Nijmegen with theses on Lew Welch for his BA and Alexander Trocchi for his MA. He has since gained a second MA from the University of Utrecht and is currently working on a biography of Lew Welch, of which the Counter Culture Chronicles edition Howling in his Hills of Sur is an…
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Sixth in a series of compiled recordigns dug up from CC’s and other archives. Vol. 6 contains:

• Julian Beck – co-founder of The Living Theatre – with an inspired rant recorded in 1983, probably in New York in 1983.
• Hans Plomp reads one of his India travel stories, recorded…
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Gary Snyder (1930) is an American poet, author, translator and environmental activist. Snyder was born in San Francisco but raised in Washington state and…
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sold outCharles Amirkhanian talks to Tom Marioni, founder of the Museum of Conceptual Art in San Francisco, and artist Dennis Oppenheim about the show Body Works which was to open at the museum shortly after the interview on 18 October 1970. The show was to include video works by Vito Acconci, Terry Fox, Bruce Nauman, Dennis Oppenheim, Keith Sonnier and…

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