New York Times

"The Downtown Gospel According to Reverend Billy"

By Jonathan Kalb

Arts & Leisure Section, 27 February 2000

[...] The actions and pranks of "Millennium's Neighborhood" [which was organized by the Reverend Billy, aka Tony Torn] included group addresses to cameras attached to street lamps in Washington Square Park, led by the Surveillance Camera Players [...]

The new "new radicalism," it seems, knows how to turn facile quality-of-life arguments against their cynical purveyors, and understands the enduring threat of live performance that can operate beneath the mediated radar of mass culture.

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