Georgakas, Dan & Carl Weissner, Frederike Poessnecker. Manifesto for the Grey Generation. Heidelberg: PANic, 1966. First edition. Oblong 4to, dittoed and silkscreened pages stab-stapled and tape bound. illustrated with two internal silkscreens in addition to the cover silkscreen.
A manifesto in the form of a dialog between a founding member of Black Mask and Weissner, who was a member of Georgakas’ Creative Vandalists group. One of the most beautifully produced books of the era, the visual tension of the book lies largely in the contrast between the delicate, sometimes barely legible purple of the dittoed text against the three stark silkscreen portraits. “This is the shock of recognition of all global hipsters!! ..: This Is The Intergalactic-Supernebulae-Beyond-Timespace-UBER-Everythingkeit : GEIST!!! the word… ” .