february, 2019

21feb7:00 pmJeff Nuttall's Bomb Culture7:00 pm The BookcaseEVENTS:Literary Event Tagsbomb culture,books,Jeff Nuttall

Bomb Culture Jeff Nuttall event at Bookcase Hebden Bridge

Event Details

Tickets £2 refundable against book purchase on the night. Includes refreshments

Out of print for fifty years, Jeff Nuttall’s Bomb Culture has achieved legendary status as a powerful, informative, and spirited exploration of 1960s alternative society and counterculture. Nuttall’s confessional account of the period investigates the sources of its radical art, music, and protest movements as well as the beliefs, anxieties, and conceits of its key agitators, including his own.

Accompanying the text is a new foreword by author Iain Sinclair, who was closely acquainted with Jeff Nuttall and participated in the turbulent underground culture described in Bomb Culture. This anniversary edition is rounded out with an afterword by writer Maria Fusco and a contextual introduction by the book’s editors, Jay Jeff Jones and Douglas Field,  which includes photographs and images of Nuttall’s distinctive artwork as well as further archival materials.

Jay Jeff Jones is a writer, playwright and editor, who has worked in alternative culture and the mainstream, including newspapers, small presses, underground magazines and theatre in San Francisco, London, British Columbia, New York and Manchester. He was the editor of the literary quarterly New Yorkshire Writing. With Douglas Field he co-curated the John Rylands Library / University of Manchester exhibition, Off Beat – Jeff Nuttall and the International Underground (2016-17). He currently lives in Heptonstall near Hebden Bridge.

Jamie Sutcliffe is an art writer and a publisher at Strange Attractor Press. His essays, interviews and reviews have been published by Frieze, Art Monthly, Rhizome, The White Review and EROS Journal, while catalogue essays have been commissioned by the New Museum, New York and The Austrian Cultural Forum, London. He is also co-editor of both A-or-ist, a new journal of art writing, and Berserker, an anthology of weird comics and unabashed genre work published by Breakdown Press. 

Ticket £2 refundable against book purchase on the night. Includes refreshments

 Tickets available HERE 

Time

(Thursday) 7:00 pm

Location

The Bookcase

29 Market St Hebden Bridge HX7 6EU

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