John Cage Mycology Day Introductions by Laura Kuhn and Britt Bunyard, with remarks by Irene Liberman. (Audio)

Oct 07, 2018
Organized by The John Cage Trust. Recorded and streamed by Wave Farm.

Introductions by Laura Kuhn (Director of the John Cage Trust), Britt Bunyard (Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of the mycology journal Fungi, and Irene Liberman who spoke about her late husband, the celebrated mycologist and "pied-piper of mushrooms" Gary Lincoff.

John Cage was an enthusiastic mycologist who expressed his interest in fungi in his music, his text compositions, and his visual art works, as well as in his lifelong mushroom collecting and identification activities. Organized by the John Cage Trust, John Cage Mycology Day, was a one-day event, featuring a mushroom walk and afternoon presentations, that celebrate Cage's passion for mushrooms and his multifarious contributions to mycology.