Festival of Experimental Media

2014 The Burroughs Century

The 2014 Burroughs Century Festival Events
*The festival also included an academic symposium. See this site for the complete schedule and information about events.

January 24 – February 6, 2014
Burroughs Paintings
Opening Reception
: January 24 from 6 – 8pm
Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University

FRIDAY January 31, 2014, 8 – 11pm
William S. Burroughs’ “The Junky’s Christmas” Live Performance & Screening
The Back Door

February 3 – 10, 2014
Everything Is Permitted: The Life and Work of William S. Burroughs
Manuscripts and correspondence from The Burroughs Archive at Ohio State Columbus and the Lilly Library.
Lilly Library, Indiana University
Lecture with John Bennett and Geoff Smith: February 6 at 12:30pm

February 3 – 28, 2014
The Right to Read: Censorship and the Books of Grove Press
The Right to Read examines the pivotal role that Grove Press, which published Burroughs’ Naked Lunch and many other controversial books, played in the censorship battles of the late 1950s and early 1960s.
The Kinsey Institute, Indiana University

WEDNESDAY February 5, 2014, 7 – 9pm
William S. Burroughs Birthday Celebration
Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University

WEDNESDAY February 5, 2014, 9pm
Mark Hosler (Negativland)
Opener: Tyler Damon
The Bishop Bar

THURSDAY February 6, 2014, Doors at 8pm, Show at 8:30pm
An evening of chamber music performed by HOLOGRAPHIC
Program includes:
Remembered States by Matthew Hough
Selections from the multi-media opera The Ticket That Exploded by James Ilgenfritz
In C by Terry Riley
Buskirk-Chumley Theater

FRIDAY February 7, 2014, 4 – 5:15pm
Lydia Lunch
Performance, Sex, and Punk Feminism: 1970’s to Present
Indiana University Cinema, Indiana University