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ID: 500056236
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500056236

 
Record Type: Person
P-Orridge, Genesis Breyer (English multimedia artist and musician, born 1950, active in the United States)

Note: A founding member of the Coum Transmissions performance group in the mid-1970s, then the electronic music group Throbbing Gristle in the late 1970s. From the late 1990s, P-Orridge created work that incorporated installation, collage, and body modification in partnership with Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge (1969-2007). Founding member of Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth, an occult group, itself associated with the musical group Psychic TV. Breyer-P-Orridge now identifies as neither male nor female, but a third gender.
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Names:
P-Orridge, Genesis Breyer (preferred,V,index)
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (V,display)
P-Orridge, Genesis (V,LC)
Genesis P-Orridge (V)
Orridge, Genesis P- (V)
Megson, Neil Andrew (VBN)
Breyer P-Orridge (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
performance artist
musician
collagist
sculptor
installation artist
publisher
writer
multimedia artist
mail artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Manchester (England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
associate of ....  Burroughs, William S.  
......................  (American writer and mixed-media artist, 1914-1997) [500053989]
collaborated with ....  Carter, Chris  
................................  (English electronic musician, born 1953) [500404230]
collaborated with ....  Cazazza, Monte  
................................  (American performance and installation artist, contemporary) [500373183]
collaborated with ....  Christopherson, Peter  
................................  (English multimedia and performance artist, 1955-2010) [500356878]
collaborated with ....  Tutti, Cosey Fanni  
................................  (English performance artist and musician, born 1951) [500356877]
member of ....  Coum Transmissions  
................  (English performance art group, active 1969-1976) [500352940]
member of ....  Psychic TV  
................  (British experimental video art and music group, active from 1981) [500351942]
member of ....  Throbbing Gristle  
................  (English performance and musical group, active primarily 1976-1981) [500350676]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  P-Orridge, Genesis Breyer (I)

Biographies:
(English multimedia artist and musician, born 1950, active in the United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist 1950-) ..... [GRL]
(British artist, born 1950) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Breyer P-Orridge ........ [VP]
...................................  Perrone, Lady Jaye Breyer P-orridge, The Independent (2007)
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge ........ [VP]
..................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Genesis P-Orridge ........ [GRISC, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.....................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Megson, Neil Andrew ........ [VP]
.......................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
Orridge, Genesis P- ........ [GRL]
.......................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
P-Orridge, Genesis ........ [GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, VP, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.......................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
.......................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
.......................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 78027455
.......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
P-Orridge, Genesis Breyer ........ [VP]
....................................................  Artforum [online] (2004-)
....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 78027455
....................................................  Smith, Performance Art, New York Times (2005)

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Emanuel, Contemporary Artists (1977)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Industrial Music," accessed October 2006
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n78027455
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n78027455
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 78027455
....................  Perrone, Lady Jaye Breyer P-orridge, The Independent (2007)
....................  Smith, Performance Art, New York Times (2005)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Artforum [online] (2004-)
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