The Kiki Gallery was established by Rick Jacobsen in San Francisco in 1993 to showcase contemporary art and performance. The
records contain publicity files, slides, photographs, drafts of performance pieces, exhibit catalogs, a KIKIBOX, and some
The gallery was established by Rick Jacobsen in 1993 to showcase contemporary art and performance. During its 3 years of operation,
the Kiki hosted art exhibits, readings, and performances on subjects as far ranging as scatology, AIDS, and bongs. A few of
the artists featured were Joan Jett Blakk, Nayland Blake, Jeannie M., and David E. Johnston.
1.5 Cubic Feet
(49 folders in 2 document cases + 1 oversized box)
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