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Cabaret Voltaire

Western Front (Creator)
ID #
M/T 030.20
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Scope & Content

File consists of 12 black and white photographs titled "Cabaret Voltaire". The photos were taken at a Dada-inspired sound poetry and jazz performance at the Western Front in 1978 during which Vincent Trasov appeared in a recreation of the costume worn by Hugo Ball at the original Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich in 1916. Six of the photographs are of Vincent Trasov dressed as Hugo Ball. The rest are of other people at the event including Michael Morris, sound poets Michael Dean, Steve McCaffery, and Steven Smith, and jazz musicians Mike Malone, Ted Moses, Don Naduriak.

Physical Description

Physical Extent
12 photographs : b&w ; 24 x 17.6 cm
Material Type
Graphic material

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