KTV: Kinetic Television

Work by pioneering NZ filmmaker, artist, kinetic sculpter and general ‘crazy guy’, Len Lye, is featured in the exhibition ‘A Century of Artists’ Film in Britain’ at the Tate Britain. Lye’s 1930s work is spliced with such modern-day video virtuosos as Chris Cunningham and Aphex Twin, and Peter Greenaway. Lye’s films are widely regarded as precursors to the modern music video, and have recently been screened on MTV Europe.

 


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Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Chicago’s Frequency Festival has become a crucial showcase for the movement of “new music”, according to Aaron Cohen reporting for Chicago Tribune. New Zealand-born and New York-based composer Annea Lockwood exemplifies…