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Tim Youd: St. Louis Retyped at Bellefontaine Cemetery

Mar17
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  • Time: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Venue: Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum |

We are honored to partner with The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) as a site for Tim Youd: St. Louis Retyped.

Tim will be at the William S. Burroughs gravesite typing Burroughs’s Naked Lunch on March 14-17 from 10:00 AM until 4:30 PM.
The public is invited to visit the performance throughout the day.

There are two ways of finding the performance site at the cemetery:
»   Stop at the gatehouse on your way in for a map to the performance at the Burroughs gravesite.
»   Follow the green arrows to the performance site.

A cemetery tour of Burroughs related history is scheduled for 10:00 AM on March 17, the last day of the performances.
Click here to register for the March 17 tour.

Information on the full exhibition, Tim Youd: St. Louis Retyped, can be found on CAM’s webpage.

Tim Youd: St. Louis Retyped Jan 19, 2018 – Apr 22, 2018 More Info Tim Youd retyping William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fur at Faulkner’s home “Rowan Oak,” Oxford, MS, June 2014. 326 pages typed on an Underwood Universal typewriter. Courtesy the artist and Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York. Photo: Robert Jordan, University of Mississippi.

Tim Youd retyping John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces; 394 pages typed on an Olivetti Studio 44; Faulker House Books/Pirate’s Alley with The New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, October 2015. Courtesy the artist and Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York.

Bellefontaine Cemetery. Voted #2 Best Hidden Gem. STLTODAY.COM 2018 GO! Awards.