No New York is a remarkable short film by filmmaker, artist and New York-native Rick Liss. Employing stop-motion film techniques set to the frenetic music of Laurie Anderson, Liss propels us through the city as it existed in 1983. For those of us who weren’t around back then, the city presented here feels both foreign [...]
On this tour, I’ve often been playing with backing tracks and focusing on the visual presentation and lights. This past winter, a friend showed me this video and I was totally captured by it as both a song and as a visual piece. Light has become a bit of an interest to me over the [...]
This exhibition at Barbican, London, about the New York art scene, during the 1970s was literally a nugget of history. Thoroughly mesmerising, inspiring and evocative, the ideas being explored are still as powerful as they were at the time they were made. I loved the dimensions and multiplicity of forms, a truly interdisciplinary exhibition spanning [...]
The New York premiere of Laurie Anderson’s new multi-media show, Delusion, opened the 2010 BAM Next Wave Festival last night and runs through Oct 3. Get tickets here or win a pair to Sept 29th’s performance (along with a vinyl copy of Anderson’s recent release Homeland). To enter, just say hi below this post!