Luzius Martin, Basel, Switzerland: Born July 9th, 1969, schools in Basel, studies in Clinical Psychology in Basel & Zürich. Owns & operates with his wife Sairung the Thai Restaurant Chanthaburi in Basel. Started collecting William Burroughs back in 1989, amasses a huge collection ever since. Lifelong interests in counterculture, sex, drugs & Rock’n’Roll. 2018-2020 co-editor of Soft Need 23: A Beat Generation Artists Book: William Burroughs, Brion Gysin & Friends, to be published in December 2020.