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James Richards: Requests and Antisongs

Highly recommended this Autumn for all moving image makers…(especially the experimental variety!)

21 Sep 201613 Nov 2016

James Richards: Requests and Antisongs

at the ICA https://www.ica.org.uk/whats-on/james-richards-requests-and-antisongs

The Mall

James Richards, Radio at Night (2015). Courtesy of the Artist. Commissioned by the Walker Art Center with major support from the Bentson Foundation.

In Richards’ work, images and sounds are merged into highly affective video works that combine footage from a wide range of sources edited into elegant compositions. His recent projects separate these elements out again, allowing space for multi-channel audio installations that combine sound in a way that is physical and spatial. The video works convene materials according to the silent rhythms and movements of the footage they contain.

Tank TV online video show- New Group Materialism

Some interesting video work here to view online, especially if you are interested in a

“kind of artistic practice that through video mimics the production processes of advertising, TV and fashion – a practice that instead of opposing the corporate/institutional spectacle, flirts with its idioms and subverts its (commercial) objectives.”



‘This Is Not a Dream’: how underground artists took on telly

This looks interesting…

‘This Is Not a Dream’: how underground artists took on telly

This Is Not a Dream

Or, how to use your video camera to change the world… or create your own. For this documentary-performance event, Goldsmiths’ Gavin Butt and TO cabaret editor Ben Walters interviewed a dozen artists who use video to trace a story, from Warhol to YouTube, about how the camera can challenge the mainstream, help freaks connect and offer fantasy spaces to explore

.Hackney Attic Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare St, E8 1HE Thu Nov 28 – Fri Nov 29

Since video hit the streets in the ’60s, underground artists have put it to a host of unorthodox uses: creating fantasy worlds, forging offbeat communities and subverting regular TV. Some of these adventures are charted in ‘This Is Not a Dream’, a documentary that screens at the Hackney Attic in the Hackney Picturehouse ahead of a 2014 DVD release. As a taster, here are some of the ways these unique upsetters have messed with TV on TV…see the article in Time Out here