[Tiffen, David and James, Andrea] Certain Gestures no.7. n.p. [Hamtpon, United Kingdom]: n.p. [Aldershot], n.d. [1980s]. n.p. [16p.]; ill.; 29.5 x 10.5 cm. Illustrated B&W wrappers with text in black. Profusely illustrated.
This publication is your typical librarian / cataloguer’s nightmare: no stated author, publisher, place or date of publication. Our investigations have yielded the above outcomes, but we would welcome any comments or corrections.
This issue of the pro-situationist zine contains two pieces. “Global Options” is a matter-of-fact description of a typical middle-class evening at home, with an emphasis on the objects (microwave, television, etc.) that the bourgeois couple and their child derive pleasure from. “The Adventures of a Dining Chair” (no doubt a nod to “The Adventures of Dialectic”) is an attempt to both mimic and pastiche Situationist detournement by mixing detective-novel writings with Situ-inspired political commentary.
Three copies on OCLC (Oxford, Cambridge, UCL) and one incomplete set in the trade. Not in Ford.