Re/Search Publications presents The Counter Cultural Hour: a monthly series of screenings where Re/Search founder V. Vale interviews creative movers-and-shakers who have not yet given up on Changing the World. These screenings are produced in collaboration with filmmaker Marian Wallace.
May features a video interview with Lyle Tuttle, the first world-famous tattoo artist of the 1960s. There will then be an live interview with Tanja Nixx (http://www.myspace.com/tanjanixx), tattoo artist and owner of Lyle Tuttle Tattoo.
Re/search books will be available for purchase and local body jewelry artists Little Seven (http://www.myspace.com/littlefinery) will be on hand to showcase their wares.
For further info on RE/Search, go to www.researchpubs.com
Some history about Re/Search:
In San Francisco, Spring 1977, V. Vale, a worker at City Lights Bookstore, began documenting the rise of the early Punk Rock Cultural Revolution as an amateur anthropologist and historian, heavily influenced by Andy Warhol, the Dadaists, Surrealists and the Situationists. His magazine, SEARCH & DESTROY, was made possible when Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti each gave him $100 to start publishing.
In 1980, SEARCH & DESTROY morphed into book publishing with RE/SEARCH, a pun on Search & Destroy. The goal is to produce primary source, undiluted, uncensored, ideas, conversations, and just plain inspiration to Do-It-Yourself Artist/Scientists who value independence, anti-authoritarianism, and Black Humor above all else.
Vale's best-seller of all time was MODERN PRIMITIVES, which in 1989 sparked the global tattoo-and-body-piercing art-practice.
Official Website: http://www.myspace.com/millionfishes
Added by ulrika_da on May 11, 2008