GERD STERN is a poet, media artist and cheese maven. He has several
published books of poems and his oral history, From Beat Scene Poet
to Psychedelic Multimedia Artist 1948-1978 has just been publisherd
by ROHO, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. He
was a founder of the arts/technology cooperative USCO, an early member
of The Reality Club, president of the public company Intermedia Systems
Corporation, consultant for the Rockefeller Foundation ats program,
for NEA and NYSCA and remains as president of Intermedia Foundation.
He was born on the German/French border and presently lives in New Jersey
and on the island of Jamaica.