The UK launch of the first ever bespoke Brion Gysin Dreamachine“We must storm the citadels of enlightenment the means are at hand” William S. BurroughsThe dreamachine is a stroboscopic flicker device you view with your eyes closed that produces visual stimuli and hallucinations. Gysin believed that by offering the world a drugless high the invention could revolutionize human consciousness.

The night will include exclusive talks, film screenings, music, and Dreamachines!

Featuring :TALKS :
Steve Finbow on “Gysin and Ginsberg: sexual and textual politics in the Beat Hotel.”

Ian MacFadyen on Gysin, Balch, Burroughs and the Beat Hotel

Rikki Stein on his own experiences with Master Musicians of

Joujouka/Jajouka and GysinAural documents

Stewart Home “Simulated LSD trip in a Lithuanian Forest” and a personal broadcast on Brion GysinMUSIC :

Robert Hampson Music for Dreamachines installation

Fritz Catlin / Skintologists ex 23 Skidoo DJ set

Akoustik Timbre Frekuency

Aphex Twin’s Stakker Westworld from Marek Pytel and Reality Film

Master Musicians of Joujouka new movies

Joujouka a film by Daragh McCarthy filmed at the 2008 Brian Joines

40th Anniversary Festival in Joujouka an intimate portrayal of ritual and village life.
Tribe Ahl Serif an intimate view of the classic Master Musicians of Joujouka shot 6 months before Ornette Coleman arrived to record in January 1973. Tribe Ahl Serif was filmed in June 1972 by John Anthony sound by Arnold Stahl.
FLicKeR :: A Film By Nik Sheehan Featuring Marianne Faithfull, DJ Spooky, The Stooges, Iggy Pop, Lee Ranaldo, Genesis P-Orridge, John Giorno, Floria Sigismondi, and Kenneth Anger, Terry Wilson and others.James B L Hollands’s Telepathy 101 from hard drive as it flickers with a 60 frame per second intensity!! James B.L. Hollands is a video artist, musician and writer who currently lives in London. His work has shown at the Tate Modern, Whitechapel Gallery and Liverpool Biennial as well as numerous squats of equal importance.

On-going Guerilla Conditions 1960s Antony Balch film featuring Ian Sommerville, Brion Gysin, William Burroughs, Alexander Trocchi Jean-Jacques Lebel with live soundtrack mix by Frank Rynne

Further info & to buy tickets :

Part of Modern Panic III @ Apiary Studios
23 Nov – 2 Dec 2012
Apiary Studios, 458 Hackney Road, London E2 9EG


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