BOO-HOORAY is dedicated to the organization, stabilization, and preservation of 20th and 21st century cultural movements, specializing in ephemera, photography, and book arts. We publish books, catalogs, artists' books and LPs, as well as stage exhibitions all over the world.
Compiled by Johan Kugelberg in 2008, “The Black Metal Music Collection 1985-2008” contains original source material on the subgenre of Black Metal music, focusing on Scandinavian participants, some of whom in the 1990s turned to the worship of Odin, burning down wooden churches, and in general attempting to offend the greater society.
Boo-Hooray in co-operation with Jonas Mekas and Anthology Film Archives staged an exhibition of still images and ephemera relating to Barbara Rubin’s landmark 1963 underground film Christmas On Earth.
An archival pigment print of a color painting by Penny Rimbaud. Co-published by Boo-Hooray and Exitstencil Press in an edition of 9 signed and numbered copies. Measures 11" x 14".
Ben Morea is the force behind the 1960s art/anarchist collectives Up Against the Wall Motherfucker and the International Werewolf Conspiracy, and the legendary anarchist zine/broadside Black Mask. This was the first exhibition dedicated to a life work that intersected the underground press, rock and roll, performance art, experimental theater, and radical politics. Ben is one of our favorite people in the whole world.
Edward Davis Wood Jr.’s career as an author of pornographic pulp fiction is even more complicated and unusual than his career as a film director.
Fuck You Press was founded by Ed Sanders—Beat poet, Fugs band member, and proprietor of the East Village underground Peace Eye Bookshop.
Photographer and filmmaker Larry Clark (1943 - ) was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he worked with his mother as a baby photographer. While still a teenager, Clark began to take photos of his friends as they hung out, doing drugs.
The core of the Hip Hop History Archive at Cornell University was established by Johan Kugelberg, who sought to locate and preserve the earliest artifacts he could find pertaining to the origins and influence of hip hop as music, culture, and community in the Bronx, New York City.
Cornell University Library celebrated the 25th Anniversary of its Human Sexuality Collection with an exhibition of pre-Stonewall gay and gay-themed imagery at Boo-Hooray.
Larry Clark’s personal collection of skateboard decks, skater t-shirts, and related posters, stickers, polaroids, and stuff was on exhibit in Tokyo, at United Arrows and at a special pop-up booth in Tsutaya (Daikanyama, Tokyo) for September 2013.
Jacqueline de Jong: The Situationist Times 1962-1967” was an exhibition of original art, publications, photography, ephemera and manuscripts related to de Jong’s vanguard publication The Situationist Times, celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first issue.
“Dreamweapon,” the New York Times celebrated exhibition, was the first overview of the lifework of a major American 20th century artistic polyglot. Angus MacLise was an American artist, poet, percussionist, and composer active in New York, San Francisco, Paris, London and Kathmandu from the 1950s through the 1970s. Best known as the original drummer of the Velvet Underground.
Made on the occasion of The Secret Public at Boo-Hooray, this deluxe portfolio contains 12 silkscreens of Jon Savage and Linder Sterling's punk-era collage/montage work made for their art fanzine.
The catalog for "Wait For Me at the Bottom of the Pool" is an edition of 300 copies.
114 pages / 11"x15" / Risograph printed / Boards wrapped in a silkscreened fold-out dust jacket
Edward Davis Wood Jr.’s career as an author of pornographic pulp fiction is even more complicated and unusual than his career as a film director