Item #39421 Cosmosis card, c. 1971/72. COUM.


Cosmosis card, c. 1971/72.

14x9cm. Printed black on white card stock. Blank verso.

Artwork by Genesis P-Orridge, who named Christine Newby 'Cosmosis' after first seeing her at a party at Hull University in late 1969. The name was soon shortened to Cosey, and she adopted her full name of Cosey Fanni Tutti in 1972 (after a letter addressed to her from Robin Klassnik).

The Cosmosis card was later handed out in a variant edition featuring a printed text added to the verso during COUM's 'Ministry of Antisocial Insecurity' action at the Ferens Gallery in Hull (January 1973).

Faint top right corner crease, o/w Near Fine.