In Praise of Joy: White-Washing Fences with Jim Haynes; A Celebration (Paperback)

White-Washing Fences with Jim Haynes; A Celebration

By Jim Haynes, Howard Aster (Editor)

Mosaic Press (NY), 9780889628465, 138pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010



Jim has been the subject of innumerable articles and profiles, from print to television. The Financial Times headline in 1999 stated Alwaysopen to every experience and never one to be ashamed, Jim Haynes still believes in the Sixties after all these years. The Sunday Independent headline on Jim reads: Jim Haynes has made getting to know people his life's work. He has been the subject of major profiles in the Chicago Tribune, the Telegraph, the Edinburgh Evening News and many other media. Art and culture have been the centre of Jim's life and work. He started the first paperback bookstore in Edinburgh in the late 1950s, he started the Traverse Theatre, participated in the creation of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the London Traverse Theatre Company, co-launched the London newspaperI.T. and the Arts Lab, co-launched the sexual freedom newspaper Suck in Amsterdam, was awarded The Whitebread Prize in 1966, taught Media Studies and Sexual Politics at the University of Paris for 30 years.