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Title: Festival of the Contemporary Arts 1965
Curator: Abraham Rogatnick
Location: Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, UBC
Fonds: Exhibition Files, The Medium is the Message Feb 3-5 , 1965/Festival of the Contemporary Arts Feb 1-10, 1965
Size: 9.00 × 22.00 cm
More Information: A pamphlet for the fifth annual Festival of the Contemporary Arts at the University of British Columbia, organized by Abraham Rogatnick. Nicknamed “The Medium is the Message” after Marshall McLuhan’s groundbreaking work of communication theory, this festival marked a high point in interdisciplinary artistic activity. Collection of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Archives, Exhibition Files.Further Research: Expanded Literary Practices
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