Stevie

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Location Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Interests artists' books, automata, badges, beachcombing, Lord Berners, Brautigan Library, car boot sales, cats, cat ceramics, charity shopping, children's art, chimpanzee art, Joseph Cornell, cryptic crosswords, dada, dance crazes, design history, Jean Dubuffet, Marcel Duchamp, Anthony Earnshaw, feminism, flexidiscs, Jim Flora, Fluxus, folk art, found objects, Stephen Gill, Vivien Goldman, graphic design, greengrocers' hand-lettered price tickets, homemade things, Tim Hunkin, Ray Johnson, kaleidoscopes, kinetic art, kitsch, Bruce Lacey, lost pet posters, mail art, Mass Observation, mathematical sequences, Spike Milligan, mix tapes, museums, oral history, Ordnance Survey maps, outsider art, packaging, paradoxes, Tom Phillips, photo booth pictures, printed ephemera, postcards, record sleeve design, rubber stamps, Tony Schwartz, Kurt Schwitters, sea glass, short wave radio, small press, Harry Smith, stationery, testcards, toy instruments, trademarks, typography, urban myths, vegan food, Xerox art...
Favorite Movies Stan Brakhage, Steve Buscemi, early cinema, Free Cinema, Frog Dance (Lol Coxhill documentary), Ghost World, Harold And Maude, Jeff Keen, Laurel And Hardy, Little Fugitive (Morris Engel), Len Lye, Norman McLaren, Horace Ove, Sir Henry At Rawlinson End, Smashing Time (Bruce Lacey scene), Jan Svankmajer, The Rebel, Rutland Weekend Television, Francois Truffaut/ French new wave...
Favorite Music advertising records, Alga Marghen, Argo Records, Arhoolie Records, BBC Radiophonic Workshop, Steve Beresford, Deben Bhattacharya, Ed Blackwell, Dennis Bovell, BYG Actuel, John Cage, cajun, Camper Van Beethoven, Captain Beefheart, Don Cherry, Irwin Chusid, Shirley Collins, Lol Coxhill, The Desperate Bicycles, doo wop, electronic music, English psychedelic pop, Eno, Ethnological Forgery Series, exotica, John Fahey, Jad Fair, Faust, 'fifties r&b, The Flying Lizards, Frank Chickens, Slim Gaillard, Ron Geesin, girl groups, Milford Graves, Hybrid Kids, improv, Incredibly Strange Music, Bismillah Khan, Kleenex, Tom Lehrer, Lieutenant Pigeon, Liliput, Alan Lomax, Barbara Lynn, mbaqanga, Joe Meek, The Mighty Sparrow, The Miracles, Moondog, no wave, Obscure Records, outsider music, pennywhistle jive, Pianosaurus, Portsmouth Sinfonia, Pulsallama, The Raincoats, Steve Reich, ReR Megacorp, The Residents, Jonathan Richman, The Rutles, Scratch Orchestra, The Shaggs, Silicon Teens, silent records, The Slits, song-poems, Sparks, Stavely Makepeace, Swell Maps, These Records, Tiny Tim, Western swing, Robert Wyatt, Y Records, Young Marble Giants, zydeco...
Favorite Books Atlas Press, Beer Frame 'zine, Louise Bennett, Richard Brautigan, Ian Breakwell, Italo Calvino, Bob Cobbing, Les Coleman, Bob Copper, Barbara Comyns, Collusion magazine, concrete poetry, Kevin Coyne, Robert Crumb, Ivor Cutler, Dame Darcy, dream diaries, Exact Change, Geoffrey Fletcher's London's Pavement Pounders, folk tales, Gaberbocchus Press, Edward Gorey, B.S. Johnson, LKJ, Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior, Le Dernier Cri, Joseph Mitchell, Iona & Peter Opie, Oulipo, Kenneth Patchen, Mark Pawson, Georges Perec, Raymond Queneau, Raw Vision, Resonance magazine, Gertrude Stein, Studs Terkel, The Sound Projector magazine, Amos Tutuola, Denton Welch, Val Wilmer...