sábado, 19 de setembro de 2009

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Por Richard Metzger

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
, Born in Manchester, England, 1950, Member of Kinetic action group Exploding Galaxy/Transmedia Exploration, 1969-70. Conceived and founded seminal British "performance art" group Coum Transmissions, 1969; pioner co-founder (with Cosey Fanni Tutti, Peter Christopherson, Cris Carter) os Trobbing Gristle, 1975; co-founder (with Alex Fergusson) of hyperdelic acid house innovators Psychic TV, 1981; founded spoken word/ambient music performance group Thee Majesty 1999, invented the term/genre industrial music (with Monte Cazazza) September 3rd, 1975, releasing more than 200CDs of ezperiments in music to date. Has worked and collaborated with Beatnik writers William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin; radical queer filmmaker Derek Jarman; psychedelic guru Dr. Timothy Leary and many others luminaries. Early pionner/innovator of Acid House/Rave Movement in UK and USA from early 80s-mid-90s. Early champion of internet and commentator on its media virus cultural implications, often collaborating with Douglas Rushkoff, Richard Metzger and other leading figures in Cyberia. He has published thousands of articles, texts, interviews covering the functional and metaphysical implications and strategies of popular culture. Also explored human behavior, ritual, and personality modification through splintering of expectation in private magical situations to create neo-shamanic collaged paintings called "sigils". Currently resides in the new York area as an author, ultural engineer/commentator and fine artist. Has performed his improvised "Expanded Poetry" as THEE MAJESTY (with guitarist Bryin Dali, guitarist Lady J. and tabla player Larry Thrasher) at arts festivals and music venues all over the USA and Europe since 1998. A monograph on his fine art Painful But Fabulous (Soft Skull Press, NYC) has been publisehd and exhibitions, installations and lectures are held across Europe and the USA.
Website at: www.genesisp-orridge.com
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