William “Bill” Barker’s Schwa

September 25th, 2014

And now for something completely different:

Back in the early 1990s my friend Greg Flores brought me several zines called Rough Cut. These collaged and photocopied magazines had many images from Bill Barker’s Schwa books. I’ve been fascinated ever since and while I own the Schwa World Operations Manual and another published work–there are videos and images that haunt me that I cannot track down.

For a glimpse into Schwa: