LOT 6333

Next Wave Festival catalogues 1984 and 1989

Includes: (1) Next Wave Festival October December 1984. Softcover, 28 x 28 cm, 76 pp. Cover by Francesco Clemente. (2) Next Wave Festival 1989. Softcover, 28 x 28 cm, 120 pp. Cover by Ross Bleckner. Includes 'Songs for Drella - a fiction', a tribute to Andy Warhol by Lou Reed and John Cale which premiered at the festival (loose inserted press information included). Also features an article by Elinor Fuchs titled 'New women's performance: reading for gender'. Both copies with cover rubbing, interior fine. (total 2)

Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival, founded in 1983 by impresario Harvey Lichtenstein, was experimental in mixing performance genres such as dance, music, visual arts, theatre and film. The first festivals included New York artists such as Trisha Brown, Philip Glass, Bill T. Jones, Laurie Anderson, Robert Rauschenberg, Lucinda Childs and Robert Wilson.

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