Flickers of the Dreamachine

Cecil, Paul, ed. (1996) Flickers of the Dreamachine. Codex. ISBN 9781899598038

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Abstract

I was invited by Simon Strong of Codex to gather together a series of articles, poetry, extracts and photos related to the design, influence and use of the Dreamachine. Contributors included long-time Gysin collaborators such as Ira Cohen, Anne Nordmann, Terry Wilson and Genesis P-Orridge, alongside a new generation of writers: Ian MacFadyen, Joe Ambrose, Simon Strong and Chris Riding. I contributed two pieces. To complete the book we included Gysin's original essay on the Dreamachine alongside Ian Sommerville's piece on flicker, plus lengthy extracts from W Grey Walter's The Living Brain (the book that inspired Gysin and Sommerville to build a dreamachine in the first place).

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Media and Film
Depositing User: Paul Cecil
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2012 10:04
Last Modified: 28 May 2012 13:22
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/38057
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