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Gallery: Sun Ra on location and Ayé Aton's psychedelic murals

July 2013

These images are taken from a recent book documenting the year 1972 for Sun Ra and collaborator Ayé Aton. The book is half a collection of on location shots from the filming of Space Is The Place in Oakland, with Sun Ra in full regalia, and half Kodak-saturated documentation of the psychedelic interior murals painted by Sun Ra collaborator and musician Ayé Aton.

Sun Ra + Ayé Aton: Space, Interiors and Exteriors, 1972 is published by Pictureboxinc. All photographs courtesy PictureBox and Corbett vs Dempsey. More details here.