DECEMBER 24 — SHUSHA GUPPY
Iranian-born writer, composer, singer, filmmaker, salonière.
Susha Guppy, excerpt from Bakhtiari Migration documentary, following the Iranian tribe’s annual migration across the Zagros Mountains.
DECEMBER 24 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Throughout the Western world, December 24 – January 1, “THE HOLIDAYS,” is a period of continuous merrymaking and zerowork.
ALSO ON DECEMBER 24 IN HISTORY…
1865 — White racist organization Ku Klux Klan founded in Tennessee.
1903 — Box collage artist Joseph Cornell born, Nyack, New York.
1907 — Activist journalist I. F. “Izzy” Stone born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1914 — Wilderness advocate John Muir dies, Los Angeles, California.
1935 —Writer, composer, singer, filmmaker Shusha Guppy born, Tehran, Iran.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective. The 2010 Autonomedia Calender is now available on the Autonomedia site.