Item #39147 ARTS LABS NEWSLETTER #7 (London: April 1970).
ARTS LABS NEWSLETTER #7 (London: April 1970).


ARTS LABS NEWSLETTER #7 (London: April 1970).

Foolscap, mimeographed, side-stapled. 51pp. Produced by Nicholas Albery of BIT Information Service as a means of communication between the various arts labs throughout the UK.

This issue prints "Consciousness & Practical Action", Allen Ginsberg's address from the Dialectics of Liberation Congress held in London in 1967 (6pp.); plus "The Rebirth of Joy: The Arts Laboratory" by Miles; Transmedia Explorations; extracts from Andrew Rigby's interview with Robin Farquharson as part of his Communes Research Project (see also item #126); "The Alternate Ways", a 3pp. article on communes and tribes reprinted from HAPT #19; news from the Eel Pie Community and other communes; "Arts Labs & Related Phenomena" (including Monica Sjöö, an early exponent of the Goddess movement, from Bristol's action group for women's liberation); upcoming gigs for Dr. Strangely Strange, The Spontaneous Music Ensemble, and The Egg (sic) at The Crypt in Notting Hill; the Beckenham Folk Club at the '3 Tons' (sic), with dates listed for Brontosaurus Rover (Tony Visconti and John Cambridge), and 'Brixton Bert' (David Bowie?); more.

Very Good plus.