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Inventory of the Robin Gibson and Luis Veiga Living Theatre Collection
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Description
Robin Gibson and Luis Veiga were professional photographers and former members of the Living Theatre who left the company in 1975 to join a Pittsburgh group, Direct Action Theater. The Living Theatre was founded in New York City in 1947 by Julian Beck and Judith Malina. The collection contains Gibson and Veiga's photographs, scripts, and ephemera relating to the Living Theatre's Pittsburgh premiere production of The Money Tower. Also included are their photographs of the Living Theatre's Pittsburgh productions of Turning the Earth and Seven Meditations on Political Sado-Masochism.
Background
Robin Gibson and Luis Veiga were professional photographers and former members of The Living Theatre. Veiga, a Brazilian photographer, first connected with the Living Theatre in Brazil and joined the theatre in Vermont in 1974 during the creation of the play, The Money Tower. Gibson, a professional photographer from Pittsburgh, contributed photographs to textbooks. Both Gibson and Veiga left the Living Theatre in 1975 to join a Pittsburgh group, Direct Action Theater.
Extent
1.2 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.