Item #39424 World Premiere of The Alien Brain. COUM.


World Premiere of The Alien Brain.

Original flyer announcing the premiere of a work commissioned by the Yorkshire Arts Association and performed at the Hull Arts Centre, July 2, 1972. 30x21cm. Printed in blue on white paper stock. Designed by Genesis P-Orridge.

In "Wreckers of Civilisation" Simon Ford describes the work as "the first of COUM's multi-media 'happenings' utilising techniques for all the senses, from flashing lights for the eyes to taped noises for the ears." COUM's house at 8-9 Prince Street in Hull also became known as the Alien Brain during this period.

Faint lower left and upper corner creases and light handling wear, o/w Very Good.