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Dialektikon - Gustav Metzger Interview

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2010
00:58:58
London
Interview with Auto-destructive artist and a crucial figure in the cultural landscape of the 1960s, linking auto-destructivism and thus violence with Kingsley Hall and later anti-psychiatric developments. With poet John Sharkey, he organised the Destruction in Art Symposium (DIAS) of September 1966, at which Berke delivered a lecture on mankind’s urge to destroy itself. A gentle, unassuming man, friendly with Carolee Schneemann and many other congress particpiants.
Physical formats available:
Mini DV
Digital formats available:
Quicktime (Pro Res)
Audio & visual:
Sound, Color
Camera and Interviewer: Peter Davis
Collection
Dialectics Of Liberation
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Collection of mixed media materials relating to the meeting in London of the Symposium on the Dialectics of Liberation and the Demystification of Violence, and subsequent interviews and events.
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