Dead Fingers Talk: The Tape Experiments of William S Burroughs
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Dead Fingers Talk: The Tape Experiments of William S Burroughs
William Burroughs, © The Burroughs Trust

William Burroughs, © The Burroughs Trust

Dates: 28 May – 18 July | Location: IMT, London

Dead Fingers Talk is an exhibition presenting two unreleased tape experiments by William S Burroughs from the mid-60s alongside responses by 23 artists, musicians, writers and curators.

Few writers have exerted as great an influence over such a diverse range of art forms as Burroughs. One typically overlooked, yet critically important, manifestation of his radical ideas about manipulation, technology and society is found in his extensive experiments with tape recorders in the 1960s and ’70s.

The exhibition includes work by Alma/Joe Ambrose, Steve Aylett, Alex Baker & Kit Poulson, Lawrence English, The Human Separation, Riccardo Iacono, Anthony Joseph, Cathy Lane, Eduardo Navas, Negativland, o.blaat, Aki Onda, Jörg Piringer, Plastique Fantastique, Simon Reuben White, Giorgio Sadotti, Scanner, Terre Thaemlitz, Thomson & Craighead, Laureana Toledo and Ultra-red, with performances by Ascsoms and Solina Hi-Fi.

Dead Fingers Talk is curated by Mark Jackson. The project is supported by the London College of Communication, CRiSAP and ADi Audiovisual and has been made possible by the kind assistance of Riflemaker, the British Library and Donlon Books.


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