Vol. 4

KALISCHER2
John Cage playing for the Satie festival. Clemens Kalischer, photographer. Courtesy Kalischer.

BMCS, Black Mountain College Studies
Blake Hobby, Executive Editor
Brian Butler, Associate Editor

Rand Brandes & John Cheek, Guest Editors

Contents

Introduction
by Rand Brandes & John Cheek
Blue With China Ink—Homage to John Cage
by Robert Motherwell
The Asian Factor in John Cage’s Aesthetics: An Introduction with a Previously Unpublished Interview with Cage from 1976
by Holly Martin
Cage Asleep; Sonnet Cage; Irwin Kremen Mesostic: A Chance Remark by John Cage; Grabowski: Cage and Cunningham at Duke;
Cage in John and Yoko’s Kitchen; Elegy Cage: Driving to Ma Peak’s for a Beer
by Joseph Bathanti
Leave Mine, with Introduction
by Ashley Paul
Determining Indeterminacy: The Legacy of John Cage
by Dean Wilcox
Owenvarragh: A Belfast Circus on The Star Factory
by Úna Monaghan & Martin Dowling
Blue with China Ink: Robert Motherwell’s Unlikely Homage to John Cage
by Daniel Haxall
Mesosticage
by Daniel Scandurra
Two Cages, One College: Cage at Black Mountain College, 1948 and 1952
by David Patterson
Making a Difference:
Ramifications of Unity and Diversity, Repetition and Variation, in the Work of John Cage
by Steve Lansford
Imaginal Landscapes
by Steve Lansford
Anarchism – Buddhism – Contingency. Empty Words and (a)political art of John Cage
by Jerzy Luty
Multimedia Performance for BMC International Conference 2011
by Damian Catera
Perilous Nights and Shaggy Nags: The Influence of Joseph Campbell on John Cage
by Edward Crooks
Remembrance of Interviews Past: Cage (and Me)
by Lili Corbus
John Cage at Black Mountain: A Preliminary Thinking
by Mary Emma Harris