Situation Group at Theatre Royal Stratford East performing Blind Sonata by Joe Tilson
Issue Four, 1968

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Endre Tot
Total Joys
Issue Fourteen, 1990

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Christian Nyampeta
The Rest
Issue Nineteen, 2014

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Mary Kelly
Notes on Reading the Post Partum Document
Issue Ten, 1977

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Gladstone Thompson
The Meeting Place
Issue Twenty, 2017

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Langlands and Bell
Issue Seventeen, 2007

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Dan Mitchell
The Black and White Pages of Control and Social Psychology
Issue Eighteen, 2009

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Matthew Higgs
Local News
Issue Fifteen, 1996

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Ricardo Basbaum
9 Choreographic Diagrams
Issue Nineteen, 2014

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Flyer for Issue Thirteen
1982

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Rosalie Schweiker
Dilemmas in Art
Issue Nineteen, 2014

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Contributors 1970–1979

Issue Eleven 1979

Tony Rickaby
Stephen Willats
Ray Barrie
Mary Kelly
Fern Tiger
Dieter Hacker
Gallerie in Friedrichstrasse
Peter Dunn & Loraine Leeson
Dan Graham
Raimund Kummer & Hermann Pitz

Issue Ten 1977

Jon Bird
Peter Dunn & Loraine Leeson
Jane Kelly
Mary Kelly
Stephen Willats

Issue Nine 1975

Peter Smith
Dan Graham
Herve Fischer
Stephen Willats
Landfried Schroepfer
Alan Sondheim
Kevin Lole
John Walker

Issue Eight 1974

Kevin Lole
Erling Steen Petersen
Joe Wilson
Andrew Ironside
Stephen Willats
Gerald Laing
John Stezaker

Issue Seven 1973

Kevin Lole
Peter Smith
Stephen Willats
Howard O’Conner
John Stezaker

Issue Six 1971

Stroud Cornock
Jan Kopinski,
Stephen Willats
John Sharkey
Andy McKay
Ernest Edmonds
George Mallen
Jack Shotbolt
David Budgen

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Order Form
Issue Four, 1968

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Stephen Willats, Control Magazine, Studio International, 1976

CONTROL MAGAZINE
Stephen Willats

  1. Control Magazine is published and edited by Stephen Willats at 5 London Mews, London W2. The Magazine was started by myself in 1965, as an occasional journal that centred on the development of a socially relevant theory and practice in art. Right from the magazine’s inception it has been seen as a manifestation of the editorial standpoint for models of information associated with the concept of self-determinism. As an ideology the concept of... continue reading

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Logie Barrow
From A Summary on Totalism,
Issue One, 1965

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Contributors 2000–2009

Issue Eighteen 2009

Vito Acconci
Karolin Meunier
Stephen Willats
Erwin van Doorn
Dan Mitchell
Annette Krauss
Thomas Hirschhorn
Harmen de Hoop
Steve Rushton
Ricardo B

Issue Seventeen 2007

FrenchMottershead
Jakob Jakobsen
Dan Kidner
Langlands & Bell
Emma Hedditch
Nils Norman
Miriam Steinhauser
Elly Clarke
Fritz Haeg
Stephen Willats
Johnny Spencer
Chris Hammond
Ricardo Basbaum
Phil Coy

Issue Sixteen 2001

Jakob Jakobsen
David Goldenberg
Jesus Cruzvillegas
Art Lab
Nils Norman, Elinor Jansz,
Christabel Stewart & Emily Pethick
Hamish Fulton
Sarah Staton
David Beech
Heinrich Sachs
Stephen Willats
Wolfgang Spanier

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Dave Bugden
Dissemobile
Issue Seven, 1973

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Stephen Willats
Thisway-
Issue Twenty, 2017

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A Short Survey of CONTROL Magazine 1965–2017

In 1965 Stephen Willats was in touch with a group of artists, designers and art theoreticians to put together a new art magazine, which came to be called Control. It cost £67 to print, 450 copies were made and sold for 3/- each, as a not-for-profit magazine without adverts or any other commercial linkage, selling mostly through independent bookshops and, in addition, there was a small exhibition of the magazine at a book shop in Charing Cross Road. Issue One was anonymous, with no date and no Editor... continue reading

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Contributors 2010–2019

Issue Twenty One 2019

Helen Walker & Harun Morrison, They Are Here
Pete Clarke
Lucie Kolb
Gary Bratchford and Robert Parkinson
Rebecca Davies & Eva Sajovic, People's Bureau
Eliana Otta
Stephen Willats
Javier Calderton, Chalton Gallery

Issue Twenty 2017

Merlin Carpenter
Bedfellows
Francisco Camacho Herrera
Radio Anti
Stephen Willats
Eliana Otta
Gladstone Thompson
Johanna Gustaffson Fürst

Issue Nineteen 2014

Christian Nyampeta
Rosalie Schweiker
Ricardo Basbaum
Andrea Francke
Emma Smith
Stephen Willats
Eva Weinmayr
Ross Taylor & Madalina Zaharia
Luke Cohen
Laura Wilson

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