Knowledge Identifier: +Brion_Gysin
Category: Visual Arts
Born in 1916, deceased in 1986.
Countries: United States (47%), United Kingdom (35%), France (6%)
Linked to: Downside School, University of Paris, BBC, Dada
Paul Bowles - In 1951, Bowles was introduced to the Master Musicians of Jajouka, having first heard the musicians when he and Brion Gysin attended a festival or "moussem" at Sidi Kacem
Cannabis edible - The writer Alice B. Toklas's inclusion of her friend Brion Gysin's recipe for "Haschich Fudge" in her 1954 literary memoir "The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook" caused a sensation at the time, and led to her name becoming associated with cannabis food with the use of the phrase "Alice B. Toklas brownies" for many years afterwards
William S. Burroughs - He appeared alongside Brion Gysin in a number of short films in the 1960s directed by Balch
Scott Treleaven - Concurrent with the documentary Queercore: A Punk-u-mentary, Treleaven created an illustrated zine project called This Is The Salivation Army (19961999): a mix of punk, goth, occult, and industrial music aesthetics, alongside homages to iconoclasts like William S. Burroughs, Brion Gysin, William_Blake, and Derek Jarman.
Kenneth Anger - Anger makes an appearance in the 2008 feature documentary by Nik Sheehan about Brion Gysin and the Dreamachine titled "FLicKeR"
Iggy Pop - Iggy makes an appearance in the 2008 feature documentary by Nik Sheehan about Brion Gysin and the Dreamachine entitled "FLicKeR"
Lee Ranaldo - Ranaldo made an appearance in the 2008 feature documentary by Nik Sheehan about Brion Gysin and the Dreamachine entitled "FLicKer"
Marianne Faithfull - She has appeared in the 2008 feature documentary by Nik Sheehan on Brion Gysin and the dreamachine, entitled FLicKeR.
Jack Sargeant - In 2014 a collection of essays on the world of William Burroughs and associated artists such as Brion Gysin was published as "Against Control" by Swedish publisher Eight Millimetre