Date: Friday 17 February 2006
Running time: 95 mins
Christian Marclay presents a chronological sample of his work and discusses the recurring use of certain materials and themes. Marclay is a New York based visual artist and composer whose innovative work explores the juxtaposition between sound recording, photography, video and film. As performer and sound artist, Marclay has been experimenting, composing and performing with phonograph records and turntables since 1979 to create his unique 'theater of found sound'. Marclay has collaborated with musicians such as John Zorn, Otomo Yoshihide, Arto Lindsay, and Sonic Youth among many others. A dadaist DJ and filmmaker his installations and video/film collages display provocative musical and visual landscapes and have been included in exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art New York, Venice Biennale, Centre Pompidou Paris, Kunsthaus Zurich, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Lecture chaired by Mark Godfrey.NB: First 30 seconds of introduction by Mark Cousins features a bonus Christian Marclay soundtrack.
All lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students unless otherwise stated.