English wunderkind Genesis P-Orridge, the artist who founded Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, is a musician, an occultist, and a postmodern religious leader living in exile. In Painful but Fabulous, P-Orridge explicates his multiple identities and incarnations — from performance artist and creator of cyberfuturistic artworks to industrial music maker and icon of the body modification movement. Color and black-and-white photos are included.
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Genesis P-Orridge is the world-renowned artist and musician (over 250,000 albums sold) from Manchester. As founder of the controversial art group COUM Transmissions, the industrial bands Throbbing Gristle, Psychic TV and Thee Majesty and the ironic cult religion Thee Temple Ov Psychic Youth, Genesis has reached an enormous audience and inspired countless contemporary acts, even those within the mainstream media such as Marilyn Manson. He also contributes frequently to magazines such as Penthouse and develops projects for the Sci Fi Channel.Review:
""A rare and extreme opportunity to read the extraordinary method, theory and insight into the genius of Genesis P-Orridge. So Please take advantage of this exotic rare creature since this breed of individuality and originality is only one of a kind."
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Book Description Soft Skull Press, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111887128883