Ian F. Svenonius

Ian F. Svenonius

Ian F. Svenonius is the singer for underground music groups such as the Nation of Ulysses, the Make Up, Weird War, and Chain & the Gang. The author of the books The Psychic Soviet, Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock n Roll Group, and Censorship Now!!, he also hosts the talk show Soft Focus. Svenonius is a leading organizer of the antiauthoritarian Committee for Ending Freedom as well as the Society for a Different Tomorrow. 

A book signing will follow the lecture.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. 

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA. 

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members. 

The Hammer’s digital presentation of its public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.