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Former Hawkwind dancer Stacia announces new t-shirt

Stacia
(Image credit: Gijsbert Hanekroot)

Legendary Hawkwind dancer Stacia has announced that in the lead up to releasing her autobiography and a new album she has teamed up with Belgian photographer Gijsbert Hanekroot to create a new t-shirt.

Brussels-born photographer Hanekroot started his career in the late Sixties and with an impressive portfolio taking in The Rolling Stones, Sparks, Lou Reed, Slade, David Bowie, John & Yoko and everyone in between.

The new t-shirt imagine comes from a photoshoot Stacia and Hanekroot had after a Hawkwind concert at the Paradiso in Amsterdam in 1972. Stacia and Hanekroot remember the the session with fondness. Stacia recalls that, “I felt I could trust him to portray me as I am. And he did.” Hanekroot remembers a smooth session and that they worked together well. 

The image has been reworked by Brett Savage (Dead Sea Apes). The t-shirts, ethically produced by Continental Earth Positive, will come with a postcard of the same design signed by Stacia herself.

Stacia originally released a t-shirt with thew late Barney Bubbles' estate in 2018. She made her first stage appearance for 43-years last year when she joined Nik Turner for unannounced jam at Kozfest pysch festival.

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Stacia

(Image credit: Gijsbert Hanekroot)

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.