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Rapid Eye Movement: The Best of the Counter-Culture Journal
by Simon Dwyer
Rapid Eye was founded by Simon Dwyer in Poplar, East London, on 23rd January 1979. It has taken several different forms: as magazine, mailart campaign, series of booklets and audio tapes, coffee-table album, etc, culminating with a trilogy of deluxe editions inaugurating the final decade of the 20th Century. The last supper.The project's original aim: To put Art and Magick ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2000 by Creation Books
(first published 2000)
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May 12, 2009 Nish rated it it was ok
Meh. I didn't show a lot of patience with this book. It could stem from the masturbatory opening essay where time, religion, and control were all predicated on fear of death. After such a half-baked stab at the dread of corporeal existence confined by its own finitude, there followed a series of works with varied topics such as Derek Jarman, Psychic TV, American kitsch, Jeff Koons and other PoMo artists. Maybe if I gave it more attention. A finite commodity.