Tim Devin: Mapping Out Utopia Set

Tim Devin: Mapping Out Utopia Set


5.5 × 8.5 × 1 in


$ 25.00


Tim Devin: Mapping Out Utopia, 2017-2018, Free the Future Press, cardstock cover with off-white interior pages, saddle stitch bind, 5.5″x 8.5″

Based on listings found in old directories and magazines, MAPPING OUT UTOPIA is a three-part look at the Boston area’s 1970s counterculture. A different part of Boston is mapped out in each volume of MAPPING OUT UTOPIA: Cambridge, Boston, Somerville, Brookline, and Newton.

Set includes:

  1. MAPPING OUT UTOPIA Book 1, 2017, 80 pages. Brown cardstock cover.
    Book one takes on the epicenter of Massachusetts’ countercultural life in the 60s and 70s: CAMBRIDGE. This volume offers overviews of almost 100 orgs and a number of in-depth profiles and essays on topics ranging from affordable spaces to feminism. From the Assassination Information Bureau to Trout Fishing in America, it’s all in here.
  2. MAPPING OUT UTOPIA Book 2, 2017, 108 pages. Green cardstock cover.
    Book two takes a stab at the heart of the region: BOSTON. This volume offers overviews of almost 200 orgs, eleven hand-drawn maps, and a number of in-depth overviews on topics including gay liberation, black separatism, and church basements as countercultural command centers. From Operation Black to the Recycling Revolutionary Coop, it’s all in here.
  3. MAPPING OUT UTOPIA Book 3, 2018, 80 pages. Blue cardstock cover.
    Book three is a conclusion to the series, examining ten communities on the urban fringe: SOMERVILLE, BROOKLINE, NEWTON, WALTHAM, MEDFORD, MALDEN, CHELSEA, ARLINGTON, BELMONT, and WATERTOWN. This volume offers an overview of about 100 orgs, ten hand-drawn maps, and a number of articles on topics such as environmentalism, the peace movement, and food coops. From the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers’ Movement to the Institute for Psychoenergetics, it’s all in here.