Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Soho, Pop and Fluxus.

Jonas Mekas, Andy Warhol, the early 70's and dumplings tossed in with a little bit of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Now that's a party!

'Warhol and Maciunas' by Jonas Mekas,1971

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Microcinema said...

I work for Microcinema International. We curate, exhibit and distribute the moving image arts. Jonas Mekas is an artist from one of our labels. I recently created a Facebook Film Page for "Walden-Diaries, Notes and Sketches" by Jonas Mekas. Since you are a fan of Jonas Mekas, you will appreciate this experimental film. I have posted video clips from the film, photos, links and events, and I would appreciate it if you help me get the page "HAPPENING!"


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Synopsis: With Jonas Mekas, P. Adams Sitney, Tony Conrad, Stan Brakhage, Carl Th. Dreyer, Timothy Leary, Baba Ram Dass, Gregory Markopoulos, Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, Jerome Hill, Barbet Schroeder, Jack Smith, Edie Sedgwick, Nico, Velvet Underground,
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Poet and hero of the American counter-culture, Jonas Mekas, born in Lithuania in 1922, invented the diary form of film-making. Walden, his first completed diary film, an epic portrait of the New York avant-garde art scene of the 60s, is also a groundbreaking work of personal cinema.

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