Brion Gysin His Name was Master (ed.) Andrew McKenzie
Celebrated beat poet Brion Gysin (1916-1986) is best-known for his creation (with William S. Burroughs) of the Cut-Up technique, and for the invention of the Dream Machine. He was is also known, in esoteric circles, as having been key inspiration for the transgressive occult artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. This book is a collection of transcribed interviews with and essays about Gysin, by Genesis P-Orridge, Peter Christopherson, and Jon Savage. Themes discussed will interest to counter-culturalists and occultists alike, this collection is a must for all with an interest in the Beats, the avant garde, William S. Burroughs and occulture of the later 20th century.
Stockholm: Trapart Books, 2018. Paperback, 382 pages. New.