Beat Experience, The Voyager Company, The 1996

Presented in association with the Whitney Museum of American Art's exhibition "Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-65," this disc includes original master recordings by Charlie Parker, Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane; images by Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Wallace Berman, Bruce Conner, and over thirty other artists; excerpts from over twenty underground films by Kenneth Anger, Stan Brakhage, Maya Deren and others; as well as texts, photos, spoken word, and films by and about William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and other key figures of the Beat generation. More than just an anthology, the CD-ROM brings the roots of contemporary art and culture to life through specially designed graphics by Sue Coe, Kevin Kerslake, Stephen Kroninger, Gary Panter, and Suzan Pitt, as well as provocative explorations into sexuality and intoxication integral to the Beat experience. Features include an original film which synthesizes the various components of the CD-ROM into a visceral, mind-bending experience. Selections from over thirty books including Howl by Allen Ginsberg, Naked Lunch by William Burroughs, and On the Road by Jack Kerouac. Over twenty films by filmmakers including Stan Brakhage, Maya Deren, Robert Breer, and Kenneth Anger. Over twenty minutes of music by artists including Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane. Over fifty images from the Whitney's exhibition and the Museum's permanent collection. Contemporary artists Sue Coe, Gary Panter, and Stephen Kroninger have created the Beat Pad, a beautiful and resonant introductory space.
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