“White Monkey’, an artist who runs a travelling library of books that he takes to festivals around Europe.
As 500,000 anti-war protesters march peacefully behind their backs, these London Bobbies appear to be unsure what the message is .
A Japanese buto mime performance at the Berlin Madstop cultural-artistic event for global freedom of expression
Hacking in Progress, the regular Dutch outdoor festival, aimed at technically empowering the enthusiastic.
Techno stars KLF spent some of their millions on a armoured car, strapped speakers to it and blasted music across the valley occupied by anti-road protesters at Fairmile in Devon, England, in 1996.
A traditionally hippy Rainbow Gathering near the Grand Canyon marked the high point of the Zippy tour in America
Take that Adolf! The Amsterdam Balloon Company’s Frank performs on the ruins of the Hindenburger Kirche, scene of Hitler’s proclamation as Bondskanzeller 60 years before.
Rainbow Puddle, creator of the analogue psychedelic light shows at he launch of the New Human Be-In Zippy club night in London
a ‘cyber installation’ Today, a new awareness is helping bring techno-social concepts and issues to a wider public.
Zippy artists and musician Mixmaster Morris , building a new culture not based on stars, but shared ideas, co-operation and love of originality.
The hands-on Zippy approach to art and life ,electronic soundscape artists,two performers at the Robodock
US, Zippy spokesman Fraser Clark expounds his undying belief in the inevitability of global evolution.
Nearly ten years after the Zippies – Zen Inspired Professional Pagans – first kicked up a storm in a comet-like blaze of publicity with their provocative ideas, these self-proclaimed prophets of the net generation are back in the news thanks to flashmobbing. We captured the front cover of Wired magazine with a dramatic exclusive on this alternative techno-community. Now, a decade later, we went back to find out what’s been happening since the digital boom has gone bust. Welcome to the flip-side of globalisation, the fun side of the digital revolution, the post-economic economy – the alternative futuristic view of the Zippies.
Text by Jules Marshall