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Thurston Moore curating William Burroughs Nova Convention exhibition

Thurston Moore and Eva Prinz (as The Ecstatic Peace Library) have curated an exhibition of William Burroughs photographs and ephemera, largely taken from Village Voice photographer James Hamilton's images of the 1978 Nova Convention in New York. The Nova Convention, a three day celebration of readings, discussions, film screenings and performances on Burroughs's work, included contributions from Laurie Anderson, John Giorno, Patti Smith, Philip Glass, Brion Gysin, Frank Zappa, John Cage, Timothy Leary and others.

An exhibition catalogue will also be published at the same time, you can read Moore's essay from it here. The exhibition runs until 13 July at Shoreditch Red Gallery. More details here.