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Steve Ignorant

Steve Ignorant is a singer and artist. He was born in the UK as Oscar Thompson, and is sometimes known as Steve Thompson.

Steve Ignorant performing with Crass at the Autonomy Centre, East London, December 1981

He co-founded the anarchist punk rock band Crass with Penny Rimbaud in 1977, and has worked with other groups including Conflict, Schwartzeneggar (sic), The Stratford Mercenaries and Current 93 (under the name Stephen Intelligent) as well as being an occasional solo performer.

He is also a sculptor, and has worked as a traditional Punch and Judy performer using the name Professor Ignorant.

Stained glass image of Mr. Punch by Steve Ignorant displayed at Dial House