Saturday, March 12, 2011

Bellamy Road’s 4th Annual Beat Symposium


Sunday, March 13, 2011, 7p.m. - A Conversation with Gordon Ball - and Photographs

For 28 years Gordon Ball took over a thousand photographs of poet Allen Ginsberg and other members of the Beat Generation. His photos have appeared in many books, including Dennis McNally's Desolate Angel: Jack Kerouac, the Beat Generation, and America and the Rolling Stone Book of the Beats. He was manager of Ginsberg’s Cherry Valley Farm in New York from 1968-71 and collaborated with Ginsberg until his death in l997, editing Journals Mid-Fifties and Journals Early Fifties and Early Sixties by Allen Ginsberg.

Gordon Ball lives in Lexington, Virginia, where he teaches at the Virginia Military Institute. He is the author of ’66 Frames: A Memoir and Dark Music. He has recently completed Films by Gordon Ball, short experimental documentaries. www.gordonballgallery.com

RECEPTION – 6:30PM, Photographs and Lecture – 7 O’clock

Bellamy Road is open Friday through Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. AND BY APPOINTMENT.

The address is 5910 Hampton Street, Melrose, Florida 32666 on State Road 26. Phone is (352) 475-3435. Also contact by email bellamyroadevents@gmail.com or kbollum@comcast.net or cell phone (352) 283-9700.

Bellamy Road (The David Turner Warner Foundation, Inc.) was incorporated in 2008 as a 501 (c) (3) private operating foundation. It supports the work of creative artists in the visual arts, literature, film, music and other performing arts.

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