People / Gerd Stern

Artist, writer. Poet and media artist Gerd Stern has several books of published poetry, for example, Afterimage (1965), and his oral history, From Beat Scene Poet to Psychedelic Multimedia Artist, 1948-1978: An Oral History was published in 2001 by the University of California. In the 1960s, Stern formed USCO and Intermedia Systems Corporation with Michael Callahan. Influenced by the theories of Marshall McLuhan, both collaborative projects created multimedia environments intended to alter consciousness through manipulations of sensory perception. Stern currently lives between New Jersey and Jamaica.

  1. 04. "No Ow Now" from USCO Hubbub
    Alvin Balkind and Gerd Stern (Ephemera)
  2. 05. A Landmark of a Flop, San Francisco Chronicle, November 13, 1963
    Gerd Stern (Ephemera)