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Pathways to unknown worlds : Sun-Ra, El Saturn and Chicago's Afro-futurist underground 1954-68

Author: John Corbett; Anthony Elms; Terri Kapsalis; Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)
Publisher: Chicago : WhiteWalls, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosopher, Afro-futurist, and jazz legend Sun Ra (1914-93) constructed much of his complicated public persona during his sojourn in Chicago in the mid-1950s. This work presents the story of Sun  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pathways to unknown worlds.
Chicago : WhiteWalls, c2006
(OCoLC)655092571
Named Person: Sun Ra.; Sun Ra
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Corbett; Anthony Elms; Terri Kapsalis; Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, Ill.)
ISBN: 0945323107 9780945323105
OCLC Number: 85483245
Notes: "This book accompanies the exhibition Pathways to unknown worlds : Sun Ra, El Saturn and Chicago's Afro-futurist underground 1954-68 presented Oct. 1, 2006 through Jan. 14, 2007 at the Hyde Park Art Center."--T.p. verso.
Description: 128 p. : col. ill., ports., facsims. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Sun Ra in Chicago: street priest and father of d.i.y. jazz / John Corbett --
Greatest hits (1954-1986) / Glenn Ligon --
The Sun Ra treasure: a distant inside view / Adam Abraham --
Notes from the oscillating dream space / Camille Norment --
Album covers & Artwork --
Notes & ephemera.
Other Titles: Sun-Ra, El Saturn and Chicago's afro-futurist underground 1954-68
Responsibility: curated by John Corbett, Anthony Elms and Terri Kapsalis.

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