martedì , 26 Marzo 2019

Video

Performance artist Carolee Schneemann dies aged 79

The artist Carolee Schneemann, who fearlessly confronted taboos around sex and gender, has died aged 79. Schneemann is perhaps best known for her 1964 film Meat Joy, an orgiastic hymn to the human body that featured underwear-clad dancers writhing around together with raw meat and mackerel. It was one of many groundbreaking works created during a 60-year career, in which Schneemann never …

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Larry Miller, Flux Concert, 1979

Flux Concert Larry Miller 1979, 81:45 min, b&w, sound On March 24, 1979, The Kitchen hosted a concert of reconstructed historical Fluxus performances. Over forty short pieces by thirty artists and composers were performed (with occasional assistance from the audience) and are included in this documentation. Among the pieces featured were compositions by renown Fluxus artists Yoko Ono, Ben Vautier, …

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Mauricio Kagel Staatstheater: Repertoire (1967-1970)

Kagel’s interest in the theatricality of objects is also a demonstration of the detachment he wishes to keep between an object and its function, presenting situations with diverse interpretative possibilities, keeping the audience frustrated as to the purpose of the actions and the objects connected with them. Repertoire, a movement taken from his major theatre work Staatstheater, presents a hundred …

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Aldo Tambellini

Filmmaker sperimentale, videoartista e poeta, esponente di spicco della scena artistica underground statunitense a cavallo tra gli anni sessanta e settanta, riconosciuto come uno dei pionieri dell’intermedialità e del video d’artista. Esordisce nell’ambito dell’Expanded Cinema creando ambienti immersivi e multimediali per sperimentare poi nel corso della propria carriera le potenzialità espressive del cinema e dell’immagine elettronica. Nella sua ricerca visiva …

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Bruce Conner (1933 – 2008)

A Movie (16mm) (1958) | Ponendo se stesso e il suo lavoro in opposizione critica alla società mainstream americana, il versatile e irrequieto artista creativo Bruce Conner fu parte fondamentale della scena beat di San Francisco alla fine degli anni ’50. Inizialmente conosciuto per i suoi assemblaggi (realizzati tra il 1957 – 1964) realizzati da un assortimento di materiali di …

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John Luther Adams – Inuksuit

On February 20, 2011, the Park Avenue Armory’s inaugural Tune-In Festival concluded with an historic performance of John Luther Adams’ epic composition for large percussion ensemble, “Inuksuit.” As he described it during the pre-performance discussion, he conceived the work originally for outdoor performance, using an ensemble as large as 100 musicians. This first indoor performance, of 78 musicians, exploited the …

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Godfrey Reggio – Koyaanisqatsi

«Fin dalla sua presentazione nel 1983, Koyaanisqatsi ha assunto la dignità di un classico cinematografico moderno. Godfrey e io abbiamo lavorato per un periodo di tre anni all’assemblaggio delle immagini e della musica di Koyaanisqatsi. Si tratta di una collaborazione di film e musica che non ha precedenti nella propria intensità». Philip Glass KO-YAA-NIS-KATSI (dalla lingua Hopi) s. 1. Vita …

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Rubber Johnny by Chris Cunningham & Aphex Twin

Rubber Johnny by Chris Cunningham & Aphex Twin (1080p HD) Info from Wikipedia: The concept for Rubber Johnny came from Cunningham’s imagining a raver morphing as he danced. The idea evolved to the present film, in which Johnny (played by Cunningham) is an isolated deformed (possibly hydrocephalic) teenager kept on a wheelchair and locked in a dark basement with his …

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