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V. Vale’s RE/Search Newsletter #154, September 2016: NY Art Book Fair, Cabaret Voltaire, Recombinant Festival

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1. Meet V. Vale at NYArtBookFair Thu-Sun Sept 15-18 in “Zines Tent”: RE/Search table

() Meet V. Vale in L.A. 9/28/16 at Regent Theater!
1A: Guest film review by Sandra Derian: Zero Days
1B. Zora Burden interviews Cabaret Voltaire (Part One)
1C. New Industrial Culture zine + poster available! Also Terminal Punk zine by V. Vale! More!
1D. September in San Francisco: 5-Day Recombinant Festival at Gray Area!
2. The Counter Culture Hour: watch for new online presence
2b: RE/Search Conversations Podcast Series on researchpubs.com or iTunes
3. FORTHCOMING EVENTS: RE/Search in New York, RE/Search in L.A.,Recombinantfestival.com, more
4. OUR PAST LIFE: Books/CDs we’ve been given, etc.
5. Recommended Links – send us some!
6. QUOTES
7. Letters from Readers (send some!)
8. Sponsors (Check ’em out! – they make this newsletter possible!)
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1A. MINI-EDITORIAL by V. Vale, Your Editor: 

A lot is happening in San Francisco in September 2016! First of all, the Swans are playing possibly their last 2.5-hour concert Sat Sept 3 at the Regency. Next day, Sunday Sept 4, is the SF Zine Fest (sfzf.org) where you can meet V. Vale of RE/Search and buy the newest zines made for this event—it always helps to have a deadline, y’know! Look at the below “Coming Events” please.
Then, Thu-Sun Sept 15-18, NEW YORK ART BOOK FAIR (nyartbookfair.com) please meet V. Vale of RE/Search; we will strive to have everything available including the latest zines (write me at info@researchpubs.com if you want me to bring something especially for you). Last newsletter we asked if anyone could help find RE/Search a place to stay, and we thank all of you who responded with offers of help—we are truly grateful. Please come to the fair and identify yourself in person! We also note that Lydia Lunch and Genesis P-Orridge will be in concert Sept 16 at Music Hall of Williamsburg, NY!
Wed Sept 28 V. Vale will be in Los Angeles doing a live panel or interview with Joe Rees of Target Video. Vale will have a RE/Search book table there; again, if there is something you particularly want, please email info@researchpubs.com and Vale will bring it in his suitcase for you!
RE/Search’s friend from the early Punk days, Naut Humon, is launching his exciting five-day REcombinant Festival (Sept 28-Oct 2) at San Francisco’s Gray Area, and we highly recommend you get a five-day pass. Go to www.recombinantfestival.com for the details. RE/Search may have a table at one or more of the events, if you want to meet us in person.
Our latest publications are
1) a comics zine by Krusty Wheatfield on V. Vale’s life/biography, titled SEARCH FOR WEIRD.
2) Terminal Punk / Philosophy of Punk, 4th edition by V. Vale (interviews, quotes, etc)
3) Lost Angels of Los Angeles: photographs by Danielle Neu, fiction by V. Vale
4) Artists of the Industrial Scene in French & English. Plus rare poster.
To order a zine, email V. Vale at info@researchpubs.com, or snail-telephone 415-362-1465.
We have a new podcast up featuring Christopher Coppola: http://www.researchpubs.com/2016/08/research-conversations-9-christopher-coppola/ The podcast can also be found on iTunes – please review the podcast in iTunes if you can! Thank you…
Coming soon: David J
1A. Comedic Article by Sandra Derian:
What you’ll read on Reddit–Outside Lands that will make everyone over 40 feel so old or so over it:
“Duran Duran! They still put on fantastic lives shows and are getting up there in age, might want to catch them while you still can!”
“Does anyone have a testing kit they would be willing to share or part with tomorrow?” 0 comments
“Yet another year where I’m going to freeze because I’m unwilling to give up my shorts and tank tops. Oh Outside Lands ♥️”
“There’s an App called Surge on iOS. (Not the gay dating app). Has a lightning bolt as a logo.”
“Two college guys looking for a couch Friday night….*Can send facebook/linkedin references upon request”
“…problems with Intellipay’s site. Some serious code gore.”
“High fives are great introductions. If they don’t high five back, you definitely don’t want to hang with them.”
“To eat twice and go through 4 beverages (soda, lemonade, smoothie, whatever) per day, you might be looking at about $50-ish or a tad bit more per day.”
1B. Zora Burden interviews Cabaret Voltaire (of Zurich, Switzerland), Pt. 1 (Part 2 will appear in October 2016 newsletter). The 100-Year Anniversary of DADA is being celebrated in San Francisco by City Lights Bookstore’s Peter Maravelis and friends, as well as in Zurich, Switzerland, and elsewhere. www.dadaworldfair.net
ZORA BURDEN: For those who aren’t familiar with Dada and its history, will you give a brief explanation of the group’s formation and talk about some of the core members?

Cabaret Voltaire: As the birthday of Dada is the opening of Cabaret Voltaire on the 5th of February 1916, we can say that the core members of Dada were Hugo Ball and Emmy Hennings. They started Cabaret Voltaire with Hans / Jean Arp who was there the same day already hanging up paintings in the Cabaret Voltaire. Probably Sophie Taeuber was there, as she was in a love relationship with Jean Arp. The same night Tristan Tzara and Marcel Janco dropped by and joined immediately. A week later on the 11th of February, after Hugo Ball had sent out letters to friends in Germany asking them to join, Richard Huelsenbeck came to Cabaret Voltaire and started playing the “negro drums”.  These seven personalities can be considered the key members of Dada at the beginning.

Richard Huelsenbeck brought Dada to Berlin in 1918 where he got to know George Grosz, Raoul Hausmann, Hannah Höch, Johannes Baader, John Heartfield and others. Tristan Tzara brought Dada to Paris in 1920, where he met Andre Breton and Francis Picabia. Picabia played an important role in making Dada international. With Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray, Dada Baroness and Arthur Cravan were the main members of Dada in New York. In Hanover was Kurt Schwitters and in Cologne were Max Ernst and Johannes Baargeld. There were about 165 Dadaists, of which 21 were the core artists that formed Dada, the global art movement.

ZB: Can you summarize a few of Dada’s most important messages within its manifestos?

CV: If you go through the manifestos chronologically, there is quite an interesting development. The very first declaration or explanation is by Richard Huelsenbeck. In Spring 1916, he says that they found Dada, they have Dada, they are Dada, and that Dada means nothing! Then on the 14th of July 1916, Hugo Ball says that Dada is a word to be used to change the world. He asks: How to achieve eternal bliss? And answers: By saying Dada. Also: How do you become famous? By saying Dada. So you can use the word “Dada” almost like a magic word—a spell to change the world, to achieve eternal bliss, and to become famous.

In this same manifesto, Hugo Ball also says that we need to say the word “with noble gesture and delicate propriety, ‘til craziness, ‘til unconsciousness.” So he also provides a certain attitude—maybe the attitude of a Dandy—one who follows the consequence of a thought and the logic of “spiritual facts.”
Tristan Tzara in 1918, in his first Dada Manifesto, also uses Dada as a word and as a weapon to fight against everything and to “occupy” everything. With Tzara, Dada becomes a real tool that interferes wherever it can. In other manifestos Dadaists mainly describe what Dada is and how it is against other art movements.
Dada is here to change you, says the Johannes Baader manifesto, “Who is Dadaist?” He says that a Dadaist is a human who loves life in all its possible varieties. Baader, as Oberdada, wants humans who can create a new mankind imbued with this spirit. A similar notion can also be found in the “Manifest Proletkunst,” where Kurt Schwitters, Tristan Tzara, Hans Arp and others say that art is the spiritual  function that will free humans from the chaos and tragedy of life. They seek “mature” human beings—that is what art is for. So Dada is a tool for creation; it “loosens up” structures to make a place for art to happen, as Walter Serner said in his Manifesto “Letzte Lockerung.” Kurt Schwitters agrees.

ZB: For those who may not know, why was Cabaret Voltaire chosen as the location for the first Dada performances? What is the history of the Cabaret Voltaire café/venue?

CV: Simply because the landlord let them do their Cabaret there. The building was built in the 14th century. Until the 1970s it was still the same restaurant (“Meierei”) where Dada originated in 1916.

ZB: How and when did Cabaret Voltaire reopen? Will you talk about the protests to save it and have it declared a historical landmark?

CV: In 2002, the whole building was squatted by artists to remind the people of Zurich (and Switzerland) that we have a cultural heritage here that was in danger of being used merely as a pharmacy or soap shop or luxury flats. The artistic squatting was successful—a committee of over 2000 artists and cultural workers formed, whose goal was to save the “Dada House.” At one point Swatch stepped in and offered financial assistance. in September 2004, Cabaret Voltaire reopened. It’s still a fight to keep Cabaret Voltaire open as a Dada space; right-wing groups continue to protest its existence.

ZB: What were some of the most notorious and subversive performances held at Cabaret Voltaire?

CV: Since 2004, the very first performance in Cabaret Voltaire was a concert by a Swiss band called “Kunst,” as far as I remember. There were a couple of opening events in 2004, speeches, also exhibitions, and a video by Nobuyoshi Araki. On the preview opening, the mayor gave a speech out of the window with a cardboard megaphone, and a Swiss Schlager band played.

It was more “actions” than performances that created scandal in Zurich. The first one was a T-Shirt we started selling with an image of Brigitte Mohnhaupt, a former RAF terrorist. We sold it next to a Che Guevara T-Shirt, asking if all terrorists would be fashion icons soon—and sure enough, Osama Bin Laden T-Shirts appeared! The local right-wing politicians said we were supporting terrorism and wanted to shut down Cabaret Voltaire.
Later we did a Street Art workshop. The local liberal party protested, saying we were supporting vandalism—again making a call to shut down the place. Then we did a “casting call” for men to join sex workshops for women where people learn how to discover their orgasmic potential. In this case, the city itself said we weren’t allowed to do this, because they don’t support pornography.

ZB: Do you think the Dadaists were the first real “revolutionary” group in the 20th century? How do you feel Dada encouraged personal liberation and freedom of expression?

CV: Dada was beyond any political or ideological movement. Even today, the term Dada is often misused to describe crazy or stupid things. Dada has always had a rebellious potential (which is quickly embraced by adolescents). But in the end, Dada is an attitude that questions everything. This is still not totally understood, but it is an attitude that leads to the future and to art. As previously mentioned, Dada is here to loosen things up and make a place for art. It’s not politics, or religion, or media, or science, or educational rules, but ART that defines our world! Maybe Dada wants to revisit the time when the world was defined by poetry and stories. Or more simply: Dada wants you to be a dandy, trickster and joker… so you will be the best human possible, every day!

ZB: How did the first Dada International Fair in Germany come about, and what was the motivation behind it?

CV: It was organized by the Dadaists in Berlin and took place in the gallery of Dr. Otto Burchard from June 30th until August 25th, 1920. According to the program there were 174 works showed by Raoul Hausmann, George Grosz, Otto Dix, Francis Picabia, Hans Arp, Wieland Herzfelde, Max Schlichter, Max Ernst, Alois Erbach, Rudolf Schlichter, Hans Citroen, John Heartfield, Hannah Höch, Johannes Baader, Georg Kobbe and some others. Wieland Herzfelde wrote an excellent introduction text.

ZB: Because Dada is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, will you talk about the many ways Dada has influenced society over the last century?

CV: Dada was the very first postmodern art movement. As we are still living in a postmodern society today, one can say that Dada influenced the Western half of the world; the second half is yet to come to Dada. In 1923 when Kurt Schwitters went with Theo van Doesburg and Nelly van Doesburg on a Dada campaign in Holland, Dada was something the “dumb audience” (as Schwitters put it) adopted very quickly. With joy, people shouted Dada and used Dada as in a carnival where they can be a bit crazy and let themselves go.

Certain art movements refer to Dada: Surrealism, Lettrism, Situationism, Beat Generation, Fluxus, Happening, Punk, Performance art and creative activists. One can say that Lady Gaga is Dada and Pussy Riot is Dada. Here you can see the whole range of Dada influencing society today.

ZB: What are some of the events planned for Dada100 internationally? What are some of the events Cabaret Voltaire will be hosting? What other celebrations in Zurich will occur over this year?

CV: Cabaret Voltaire celebrated 165 Celebration Days. We did this every morning until the 18th of July and we did it every night at 20:00 from the 5th of February until the 15th of May. Our main event during the celebration was «Obsession Dada», an exhibition about Harald Szeemann’s work on Dada. With Una Szeemann we researched this in the Getty Research Center in L.A. We did a performance series on a copper stage designed by Una Szeemann, with international contemporary artists from all over the world. The idea was to reload Cabaret Voltaire with contemporary energy and therefore transform and bring it to the future.

We also curated the exhibition “Genesis Dada” in the Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, where we showed the very first exhibitions by the Dadaists in Zurich: the paintings and drawings that were hung in Cabaret Voltaire and in Galerie Dada in 1916 and 1917. We showed how Dada was generated.

And we co-curated the exhibition “Kurt Schwitters: Merz” with an architecture design by Zaha Hadid in Galerie Gmurzynska on Paradeplatz in Zurich, which is more or less exactly where Galerie Dada was in 1917.

ZB: If a person can’t attend an event, what are some creative ways to celebrate Dada?

CV: Chant a Sound Poem in a public place. Chant it like a Catholic priest. Like Hugo Ball did on the 23rd of June 1916.  Go to a shop and try on all the clothes in the shop and then not buy anything—like Urmuz (not a Dadaist but a Symbolist), did some years before Dada. Walk down a street with restaurants, open the door of each restaurant and shout “Viva Dada” and close the door again—like August Giacometti and Hans Arp did in 1918 in Zurich. Or make a Dadaist poem:

How to Make a Dadaist Poem

“To make a Dadaist poem: Take a newspaper. Take a pair of scissors. Choose an article as long as you are planning to make your poem. Cut out the article. Then cut out each of the words that make up this article and put them in a bag. Shake it gently. Then take out the scraps one after the other in the order in which they left the bag. Copy conscientiously. The poem will be like you. And here are you a writer, infinitely original and endowed with a sensibility that is charming though beyond the understanding of the vulgar.” Tristan Tzara

ZB: What do you feel are some of the most important works of Dada art or anti-art, literature, film, etc. a person should know about?  

CV: Marcel Duchamp’s fountain, Kurt Schwitters’ whole body of work, Francis Picabia’s machine drawings and diagrams, Hugo Ball’s “Flight out of Time,” Hannah Höch’s collages, Sophie Taeuber Arp’s entire body of work, Dada Baroness, herself as an artwork. The life of Arthur Cravan, the early works of Max Ernst, the Dada magazines, and the 391 magazines by Picabia.

ZB: How do you feel Surrealism and Dada differ? What about in regards to the Theater of the Absurd?

CV: Surrealist are copycats of Dada without its humor. [Note: We at RE/Search disagree!] They’re too political, and are hidden behind pseudo-psychological topics. On the other hand, Arturo Schwarz would say that Dada is about nothing—it is total nihilism, whereas Surrealism is about Revolution and Women.

**end of Part 1. Part 2 continues in October 2016 newsletter.
1C. New Industrial Culture zine + poster in 2 versions!

() Artists of the Industrial Scene – NEW! Color Zine in French and English! Interviews with Genesis P-Orridge (Throbbing Gristle/ Psychic TV), Mark Pauline (Survival Research Laboratories), Johanna Went, Jim Thirlwell (foetus), Ryoichi Kurokawa, Ilpo Väisänen and Mika Vainio (Pan Sonic), Peter Christopherson (Throbbing Gristle), Graeme Revell (SPK), Naut Humon (Rhythm & Noise), Gerald V. Casale (DEVO). $20 plus $5 ship ($10 overseas)
() Color Poster from Paris show! 2 versions! With Monte Cazazza image! Check it out!
AND a 2-sided deluxe version! – 2 copies only $20 plus $7 ship; $20 ship overseas)
() V. Vale’s work-in-progress zine, on the Philosophy of Punk titled Terminal Punk, may be had for a mere $5 plus $5 shipping ($10 overseas), or come by our office and score your copy! You might also want to score a rare RE/Search T-shirt; we’re already running out of the “small” sizes!
1D. 5-Day Recombinant Festival at Gray Area! Wed 9/28 – Sun Oct 2, 2016! Our longtime friend Naut Humon (featured in Industrial Culture Handbook, RE/Search #1 tabloid) has long been an innovator and curator of very special events which have made the Bay Area especially “lively”! 
RECOMBINANT festival is a showcase of 360-degree spatial cinema and sound, and live audio-visual performances developed in collaboration with Recombinant Media Labs over the last twenty years.
This San Francisco re-launch of the historic 10-screen CineChamber environment at the Gray Area Grand Theater propels audiences into a VR mindset without the headset; a platform of virtual and augmented reality elements, cultivating a shared experience of immersive panorama.
The surround screenings are followed by dynamic live performances from trailblazing artists; the world premiere of Full Zero, a controversially seductive-yet-disturbing, A/V performance by Ulf Langheinrich; the return of the seminal Motion Control MODELL 5 epic by Granular SynthesisWilliam Bennett’s fearlessly percussive voodoo electronic / noise project Cut Hands; and culminating with a rare re-engagement of Maryanne Amacher‘s massive multichannel tour-de-force Plaything

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

five-day series starting with three nights of screenings in the iconic CineChamber. The final two days of the Festival include the Re-cog-ignition Symposium and two nights of wraparound audio-visual performances. Each CineChamber program runs twice a night, with tickets sold separately for each screening. A Festival Pass can be purchased for admittance to the full Festival program. View Detailed Program. Go to http://recombinantfestival.com for tickets!

Gray Area is located at 2665 Mission St/22-23rd Sts, S.F.
2. Counter Culture Hour .

for current information email us at info@researchpubs.com 

See RE/Search channel on youtube: “researchpubs”

2b. RE/Search Conversations: podcast series
Most of us are too busy to sit down and watch a “TV show,” so now you can listen to some of the conversations that happen around the table at the RE/Search office. For Daniel Miller Part 2** go to: http://www.researchpubs.com/2016/06/research-conversations-7-daniel-miller-part-2/
For Jarett Kobek’s podcast-visit http://www.researchpubs.com/category/podcast/  as well as at the Apple podcast ‘store’ (they’re free and available to all who can find them). Here’s the link to the offerings to date (Penny Rimbaud, Rudy Rucker, Lyle Tuttle, and now Parts 1 AND 2 of Daniel Miller!
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/re-search-conversations/id1071988559
Please send us feedback if you listen to these podcasts so we’ll know someone out there is listening!!

For the brand-new Christopher Coppola podcast, visit http://www.researchpubs.com/2016/08/research-conversations-9-christopher-coppola/
And for the Thorsten Schutte podcast [director of Frank Zappa documentary “Eat That Question” go to: http://www.researchpubs.com/2016/07/research-conversations-8-thorsten-schutte/

3. FORTHCOMING EVENTS (San Francisco unless Otherwise Noted)

() “Lo and Behold” film by Werner Herzog. Now at The Embarcadero in SF, and generally “in a theater near you” – highly recommended. Some of us are going a 2nd time. It’s about the past and future of the Internet. 
() RECOMBINANT festival Wed Sept 28 – Sun Oct 2, San Francisco Gray Area. Get tickets atwww.recombinantfestival.com ! Highly recommended!  recombinantfestival.com
() $ http://www.thrillpeddlers.com – our favorite local Grand Guignol Theatre Company at the Hypnodrome – support live local theatre!

() Support the Roxie Theater: great programming EVERY NIGHT (our opinion). http://www.roxie.com Also support the Castro Theater! A beautiful Film Palace!

() S.F. EVENTS to Check Out Regularly: Long Now Foundation. Goethe Institute. The List (Punk Rock). Dorkbot. Bottom of the Hill. INdependent. Thee Parkside. The Chapel. Brick & Mortar. ATA Gallery (last “underground” film place?). The Lab under Dena Beard. Southern Exposure Gallery under Patricia Maloney. Mule Gallery.

() FREE Summer Film Series at Goethe Institute – many free films!https://www.goethe.de/ins/us/en/ver.cfm
() $ 9/3/16 8pm THE LAST SWANS CONCERT,  Regency. 
() FREE SUN 9/4/16 Meet V. Vale at S.F. Zine Fest, Golden Gate Park, 9th Ave/Lincoln Way. New Zines from V. Vale and Friends such as “Krusty Wheatfield” and more. www.sfzinefest.org
() $ Thu Sept 8 Roxie Theatre: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds movie!
() $ Fri Sept 9 Subhumans at Thee Parkside
() FREE **NEW YORK** Thur-Sun 9/15-18/2016, Meet V. Vale at NY Art Book Fair! A full selection of RE/Search will be available; V. Vale will autograph for you (for friends as gifts).www.nyartbookfair.com
() $ Sat Sep 17 John Doe & Exene Cervenka at Slim’s
() Sun Sep 18 Laura Brun’s Wake at The Lab
() FREE Wed-Sun Sep 21-25: Fort Mason Festival Pavilion: Big Book Sale,friendssfpl.org/BigBookSale
() **LOS ANGELES** Wed 9/28/16 Spaceland, Lethal Amounts & Target Video Present:
DJ Don Bolles (from the Germs), Q&A Moderated by V. Vale who will also have a RE/Search book table with Search & Destroy back issues still available!
Wed, September 28, 2016
7:30 PM
The Regent Theater
Los Angeles, CA
This event is all ages
$12.00 – $18.00
In 1977 video artist and teacher Joe Rees had a vision well ahead of its time. As an artist, Joe saw the future of the marriage of video and music. He also saw the need for an alternative to the conservative constraints of museums and conventional art galleries. Breaking with convention, Joe…  – http://www.theecho.com/event/1280135-target-video-stand-up-los-angeles/
() $ Sat Oct 15: RML and VX present POWELL and RAIME at Gray Area Grand Theater. Opening will be Grebenstein. DJ set by Layne (Rachel Aiello, whom we like a lot!). Watch for announcements on Gray Area’s website, etc. by mid-September.
() FREE? Wed Nov 3-Sat Nov 12, 2016 Dada World Fair 2016 at City Lights Bookstore (Plan ahead to come to San Francisco!)

() NY MOMA – very extensive Bruce Conner retrospective! Don’t miss if you’re in NYC!! (Note: This Show is Coming to SF MOMA in October in a larger iteration.) Also in NYC Nov 20-March 19, 2017: the Francis Picabia Retrospective.

() $ Thu Dec 29 Henry Rollins at Herbst Theatre. henryrollins.com/tour (quite a few shows are already sold out way in advance!)
 
4. OUR PAST LIFE: What We’ve Received, Liked, Experienced:
() Regent Press sent us a copy of Lise Pearlman’s American Justice On Trial: People v. Newton. So many police shootings of black men in America—do they have a precedent? Lise Pearlman argues that the Huey Newton trial of 1968 adumbrated most if not all of the the identical issues being raised in courtrooms today. Martin Luther King said in 1967, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Progress toward justice continues to take a heavy toll of black lives, continuing the Civil War struggle circa 1860 (650,000 lives lost). And Bryan Stevenson warned, “We are continuing to suffer from what the Panthers could not achieve, from what the Civil Rights movement did not achieve, and from what our system of justice has yet to achieve. [lack of diversity remains a daunting obstacle; most judges in America are white.] “If we are not vigilant, if we are not pushing, if we don’t articulate what the goal should be, we’ll be having this conversation i another fifty years.” The divide between police and minority communities must stop. Obviously, police must be personally accountable and known by name to the communities they serve. Hmmm…
() Olaf sent a bunch of books from Berlin! We desperately need a “vacation” so we can read them!
() David J. of Bauhaus gave an unforgettable house show/backyard concert in Noe Valley. Did you know he has an autobiography out, Who Killed Mister Moonlight?, detailing his experiences with Bauhaus, plus characters ranging from William S. Burroughs to Allen Ginsberg to Genesis P-Orridge? He reveals darker details about his past than one might expect, so life has not solely been a bed of roses. His intimate house shows are not to be missed; he may be coming to a city near you, so keep apprised… www.davidjonline.com

5. LINKS (Send Us Some!)
() from Don Ed Hardy: “I’ve never had a site focusing on my personal art. Finally got one done with the help of a great web designer—paintings and works in other media, but not prints on this one as yet. Check it out… donedhardyart.com
() berghain’s hardest bouncer is holding an exhibition in ibiza https://i-d.vice.com/en_gb/article/berghains-hardest-bouncer-is-holding-an-exhibition-in-ibiza
() Cosey Fanni Tutti‘s new book ART SEX MAGIC coming in 2017 from Faber. To quote: “Ahead of publication by Faber in April 2017, Cosey will appear at the ICA Theatre in London on October 26, 2016 for a Q&A with Maria Fusco alongside rare screening of the COUM Transmissions film After Cease to Exist and an exhibition of Cosey’s original ICA Prostitution Magazine Actions. She will also be in conversation with Andrew Weatherall at Festival No.6 on September 1-4, 2016
() from Meri St. Mary: “Here’s a link to the Lydia Lunch, Weasel Walter, Monte Cazazza interview/conversation I had w/all of the above! Thought you might enjoy & pass along in your newsletter: http://audio.kvmr.org/podhawk/index.php?id=2911 
() Joey Skaggs feature film: http://artoftheprank-themovie.com (featured in our PRANKS book)
Thought you might enjoy this: Billy Name interview; Maureen Tucker interview; more…
“Andy Warhol Wanted Lou Reed To Be His Mickey Mouse – http://www.vice.com/read/in-the-beginning-there-was-billy-name-the-factory-warhol-velvet-underground” via Digg
() from Kalvin: check out “Ted Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others… Great writer!”
() “Vale, Here’s the link to “Blaine Reininger: A European Rockstar, a Pueblo Native.”:
https://pulpnewsmag.com/blaine-reininger-a-european-rockstar-a-pueblo-native-a3cc1903ef8?gi=22b06769a938
It covers his pre-San Francisco musical career.
Cheers, Ian Webster”
6. QUOTATIONS
()  “The on-demand economy is reversing rights and protections workers fought for centuries to win. Ordinary Internet users retain little control over their personal data. Online platforms worsen social inequalities.” from book, Ours to Hack and To Own

7. LETTERS FROM READERS:
() “Hi…  I just wanted to say V. Vale’s Terminal Punk zine was a really smart, timely purchase for me. I had been laid off from my job that day working in a department at the ___ office of education that ran professional development programs for teachers to integrate art into their curriculum. The goal/driving philosophies of this work to me had always been very Punk, and encouraging of every child to think of themselves as both an Artist and a Scientist (and the teachers themselves). It was really heartbreaking to be let go, and your writing helped me feel less isolated and not as blinded to think this job was my only avenue to pursue that “mission.” Thank you for that, —J

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4. Beverly Potter sent us her newest ultra-fun memoir, Animal House On Acid which includes tales of Punk Rock in Berkeley, specifically the Barrington Hall co-op. Order from: http://www.animalhouseonacid.com/ (x7/31/16)
5. Reid Mukai (Cascadia Vape) wants you to know e-cigs and vaping aren’t just about nicotine. He carries vape pens for dry herb/oil concentrates and e-liquids containing CBD and Kava. To learn more, visit http://CascadiaVape.net/ (x05/31/16)
6. Flesh and Excess by Jack Sargeant (new book) http://www.amokbooks.com/titles/flesh-and-excess-on-underground-film (x05/31/16)
7. realvalueproductions.com a San Francisco music production company creates innovative/original music for YOUR films/videos: CD’s, mp3 downloads, studio session work, soundtracks by ‘Sound Behavior Troupe’—experienced Bay Area musicians (x1/31/17)
8.  Writer Fiona Helmsley at fionahelmsley.com (x11/30/16)
9. Try visiting VOYAGER, 365 Valencia/15th St. Not only did they give RE/Search a pop-up store, they are VERY interesting! Like, almost everything we want, under one roof
10. Paul L. many many thanks!! Also, thanks to Dave S.

SEPTEMBER 2016 RE/Search eNewsletter #154 written by V. Vale & other contributors. RE/Search website poweredbyhttp://www.laughingsquid.com.  Add us (“info@researchpubs.com“) to Your Address Book++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Physical Address since May 1979: RE/SEARCH | 20 Romolo #B | San Francisco CA 94133-4041 | 415.362.1465 http://www.researchpubs.com | http://www.myspace.com/researchpubs | info@researchpubs.com  facebook: “RE/Search Fan Page”    twitter: @valeRESearch  Instagram: Vale_Research

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