Fifth issue of Vile — a parody of File (A.A. Bronson), a Mail Art magazine edited and produced by Anna Banana. With collages, drawings, photographs, artworks, articles, letters and fake adverts. Including contributions by Alison Knowles, Bill Gaglione, Wolf Vostell, Genesis P-Orridge, Maurizio Nannucci, Ray Johnson, Robin Crozier, to name a few. Cover photograph of Cavellini writing on nude male.
“Here we are at the 5th issue of VILE, my fourth, and finally an issue which satisfies my original conception of the magazine — a merging of literary and artistic works into a parody of everybody's favorite alternate art magazine — FILE” (editorial).
San Francisco: Banana Productions, 1977.
First edition. Limited to 1000 copies, this one is numbered 120 4to (27.4 × 21.4 cm) Softcover 98 pp Texts in English Pictorial wrappers. Perfect bound. Illustrated in b/w throughout.
Near fine. Slight shelf wear. Internally fine. Item ID: 1098.