Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Palm Beach News

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on August 15, 2007

An alt-culture magazine from Basel, 1976-1982, (later renamed The Village Cry) focusing on fashion, film, music and strange phenomena, edited by photographer Beat Presser, who would later become a still photographer for Werner Herzog.

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  1. Ralf Heinritz said, on August 8, 2008 at 6:00 pm

    In the one Village Cry issue I once owned (probably the one with the Black Panther on cover) were photographs by Brion Gysin (taken or only collected ?), one of a self-portrait as comic hero in cave with skulls, one of a black man said to be about to be sold into slavery (somewhere in the Atlas mountains of Maroc). I lost the magazine, but have looked at books on Gysin, but never been able to see this picture again. Was it all some hoax? Or mistake?


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