COUNTER CULTURE CHRONICLES

sold outA year before he put a 44 Magnum to his head, American author and poet Richard Brautigan visited Amsterdam at the invitation of the One World Poetry festival, of which Dutch poet Harry Hoogstraten was an organiser. Brautigan (1935-1984) was already in a bad shape when he delivered a very brief performance at the festival and antagonised his audience. His alcohol addiction and years of depression were beginning to take their toll…

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In July 1992 American poet Jack Micheline paid a brief visit to The Netherlands for a couple of poetry readings and a show of his gouaches. During this trip Micheline travelled down to The Hague, where his gouaches were being framed and a poetry reading…
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sold outAmerican novelist Ken Kesey (1935-2001) thought of himself as a link between the Beat Generation and the hippies of the 1960s. “I was too young to be

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sold outAlbert Saijo (1926-2011) was an American poet from Los Angeles whose parents were first-generation immigrants from Japan. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Saijo’s family was interned in Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Wyoming. The US government much later concluded that the internment of Japanese Americans – which at the time affected some 115,000 people of Japanese descent – had been based on “race prejudice, war hysteria, and a failure of political leadership”

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sold outTav Falco is best known as frontman of Tav Falco’s Panther Burns, but his artistic output also covers photography, filmmaking, writing and acting. Falco’s talk on the latest CCC cassette was recorded on 15 September 2018 at René van der Voort’s Any Record in The Hague, where in another part of town a number of Falco’s photographs were being shown at HOK Gallery. Gustavo Antonio (Tav) Falco was born in Philadelphia in 1945, grew up in Arkansas and started his career in Memphis in 1973. Falco held a variety…

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