Blackie Lawless, was born Steven Duren on 4th September At the age of 13, Blackie was stabbed in a fight and at 14 he was sent to Military School to learn discipline. After 18 months of a two year sentence he was thrown out after beating up a Sargent Major.
Survival Research Laboratories Performance in L. Jack Kerouac referred to Kaprow as "The Happenings man", and an ad showing a woman floating in outer space declared, "I dreamt I was in a happening in my Maidenform brassiere".
One definition comes from Wardrip-Fruin and Montfort in The New Media Reader, "The term 'Happening' has been used to describe many performances and events, organized by Allan Kaprow and others during the s and s, including a number of theatrical productions that were traditionally scripted and invited only limited audience interaction.
It is a form of symbolism: In New York City especially, "Happenings" became quite popular even though many had neither seen nor experienced them. In his Water, Robert Whitman had the performers drench each other with coloured water.
For some happenings, everyone present is included in the making of the art and even the form of the art depends on audience engagement, for they are a key factor in where the performers' spontaneity leads. Unlike other forms of art, Happenings that allow chance to enter are ever-changing.
When chance determines the path the performance will follow, there is no room for failure. As Kaprow wrote in his essay, "'Happenings' in the New York Scene", "Visitors to a Happening are now and then not sure what has taken place, when it has ended, even when things have gone 'wrong'.
For when something goes 'wrong', something far more 'right,' more revelatory, has many times emerged".
Happenings flourished in New York City in the late s and early s. Some of their work is documented in Michael Kirby's book Happenings Grooms recalls, "The curtains were opened by me, playing a fireman wearing a simple costume of white pants and T-shirt with a poncholike cloak and a Smokey Stoverish fireman's helmet.
Bill, the 'star' in a tall hat and black overcoat, walked back and forth across the stage with great wooden gestures. Yvonne sat on the floor by a suspended fire engine. She was a blind woman with tin-foil covered glasses and cup.
Sylvia played a radio and pulled on hanging junk. For the finale, I hid behand a false door and shouted pop code words. Then the cast did a wild run around and it ended". No wonder Kaprow called Grooms "a Charlie Chaplin forever dreaming about fire".
Kaprow supports that "happenings invite us to cast aside for a moment these proper manners and partake wholly in the real nature of the art and life. It is a rough and sudden act, where one often feels "dirty", and dirt, we might begin to realize, is also organic and fertile, and everything including the visitors can grow a little into such circumstances.
There is no direction thus the outcome is unpredictable. If they do, their meaning is not representational of what the whole element conveys. Hence they carry a brief, detached quality. If they do not make sense, then they are acknowledgement of the sound of the word rather than the meaning conveyed by it.
This sort of sudden near-miracle presently is made more likely by chance procedures. I knew it was something because I didn't know what it was.A photograph of the sign published in the Middletown, N.Y.
Times Herald-Record, is reprinted in Elliot Tiber, Knock on Woodstock: The Uproarious, Uncensored Story of the Woodstock Festival, the Gay Man Who Made It Happen, and How He Earned His Ticket to Freedom (New York: Festival Books, ), A happening is a performance, event, or situation meant to be considered art, usually as performance regardbouddhiste.com term was first used by Allan Kaprow during the s .
Woodstock In a two-hundred and thirty minute documentary was released entitled Ð²Ð‚ÑšWoodstock.Ð²Ð‚Ñœ This documentary has set the standard for other documentaries to come. This documentary covers a three day festival that was held in August of . Woodstock Festival took place on Max Yasgur’s acre dairy farm in the town of Bethel, New York and ran from August 15 until the morning of August 18, , when Jimi Hendrix and the Band of.
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Blackie Lawless, was born Steven Duren on 4th September He lived in Staten Island, New York, where he hung out with Ace Freley of Kiss Fame. At the age of 13, Blackie was stabbed in a fight and at 14 he was sent to Military School to learn discipline.