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BLOOD IN THE HILLS – Leonard Peltier and the Pine Ridge Reservation Shootout 40 Years Later

In the late morning of June 26th, 1975, two young FBI agents named Jack Coler and Robert Williams entered the property of Lakota Sioux elders Harry and Cecelia Jumping Bull while ostensibly investigating the theft of a pair of cowboy boots, and engaged in a firefight with several native activists who were camped there.

June 26, 2015 11
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A Monument to Its Own Passing – New Non-Fiction by Mark Trecka

I could not help but to wonder while standing in and walking through the queerly equanimitous spaces of the Palais de Justice, if there might be some explanation which could be offered in terms of physics, for the seemingly inhuman pacing, for the strange aural phenomena.

April 13, 2015 0
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LISTEN AND REPEAT – Installation Work Questions Social Media by Rachel Knoll

Social media is used to connect but concurrently serves as a disconnect from social life outside of the virtual world. In Listen and Repeat, a modified megaphone uses text to speech capabilities to recite tweets composed with the tag ‘nobody listens’ from the social media website Twitter.

November 18, 2013 0
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TED SERIOS, THOUGHTOGRAPHER – Two Annotations

Two annotations by Mi Stress Henry to the previous TEoB article about Ted Serios, who can psychically “burn” images from his mind onto photosensitive surfaces.

February 21, 2013 0
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BORDEL MILITAIRE – Exclusive Interview

“Take 2 parts of 50’s lounge, one part Morricone, one part power-electronica, one part neo-loungecore, a twist of exotica and a dash of bitters. Shake well and serve with an afterthought of reverb!”

January 22, 2013 1
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SOUND – 1966 Film w/ John Cage & Roland Kirk (+ 1974 Interview w/ Cage, Merce Cunningham & Louise Nevelson by Couri Hay)

1966 film from director Dick Fontaine with Rahshaan Roland Kirk, John Cage, David Tudor and Merce Cunningham. Plus, a 1974 interview by R. Couri Hay with a tipsy trio of Cage, Cunningham & Louise Nevelson.

December 2, 2012 0
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THE INNER SCAR (La cicatrice intérieure) – Watch Nico & Philippe Garrel’s Hard to Find Film

Watch the entire film Directed by Philippe Garrel and starring Nico!

November 4, 2012 1
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TIM CURRY – Rare 1975 Interview on The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Tim Curry speaks about The Rocky Horror Picture Show and his history with it up to 1975. PLUS BONUS unedited 1981 interview about RHPS!

November 4, 2012 0
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WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS, R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER, ALLEN GINSBERG – 1976 Interview on The American Dream

R. Buckminster Fuller, Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs interviewed on “9 in the Morning” WTOP-TV, Washington, D.C., 9th of February, 1976.

November 3, 2012 0
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WHOLLY COMMUNION – Peter Whitehead’s 1965 Beat Poetry Film

Filmed at the Royal Albert Hall on 11 June 1965, Whitehead caught the world’s top poetic intellects in the UK and the US in what was billed as Great Britain’s first full-scale “happening.”

August 9, 2012 0
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SPITTING AT PIGEONS – Exclusive Interview w/Miro Snejdr

Miro Snejdr is the talented pianist who accompanied Douglas P. on the Death In June album Peaceful Snow and its accompanying piano-only cd Lounge Corps. His new album, Spitting at Pigeons, is out now.

July 26, 2012 2
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PERSONAL JESUS – Lisa Hannigan Delivers Depeche Mode Tune

Lisa Hannigan delivers an incredible rendition of Depeche Mode’s iconic tune, Personal Jesus.

July 25, 2012 0
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THE DAUGHTER OF DAWN – All Native American Film from 1920

The Daughter Of Dawn is an ultra rare 80-minute silent film from 1920 starring an all-Native American cast, once thought lost, now restored.

July 20, 2012 1
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FRANK WRIGHT QUARTET – Live Concert Audio from 1981

While there is no video to watch, this full concert audio is so captivating that it makes up for any lacking visuals. Enjoy!

June 27, 2012 0
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Errormancy: Glitch as Divination – A New Essay by Kim Cascone

To the modern mind, a glitch is an unwanted artifact, a momentary interruption of expected behavior produced by a faulty system.

April 19, 2012 4
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THOUGHTOGRAPHY – Ted Serios’ Interview with Mi Stress Henry

Theodore `Ted´ Judd Serios is a thoughtographer. He can psychically “burn” images from his mind onto photosensitive surfaces.

April 18, 2012 2
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A BRONX MORNING – 1931 Avant Garde “City Symphony” Film by Jay Leyda

“…on the strength of this film Leyda was invited to study with Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein, the only American to do so.”

April 5, 2012 0
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RAPSODIA SATANICA – Full 1915 Italian Horror Film + Harold Budd / Robin Guthrie Video

Watch the entire 1915 Italian Horror film plus see pianist Harold Budd and Robin Guthrie’s (Cocteau Twins) gorgeous video.

March 30, 2012 1
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PIRATE TAPE (Full Version) – Derek Jarman, William S. Burroughs, FM Einheit and Psychic TV

Every last second (and at the correct speed) of Derek Jarman’s 1982 Super-8mm collaborative short.

March 30, 2012 0
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BITCHES IN BOOKSHOPS – Jay Z & Kanye West Reimagined

Watch me spit, classic lit, epic poems that don’t rhyme.

March 21, 2012 2
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BOYD RICE EXCLUSIVE – Arvo Zylo’s Hour Long Unaired Interview

Arvo Zylo interviews Boyd Rice on Film, Whitehouse, Jello Biafra, plane crashes, noise, minimalism, the internet, art, Trekkies/Dungeons and Dragons, Hogan’s Heroes, being homeless in Phoenix, and scamming restaurants for free food.

March 9, 2012 2
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GREGG TURNER’S NEW CD – The Angry Samoan Returns

Help this punk icon get his new record off the ground before everyone he knows gets killed.

February 3, 2012 0
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M.I.A.’s BAD GIRLS VIDEO – Arab Women Behind the Wheel

M.I.A.’s newest video addresses the recent drama in the Arab world regarding women not being able to drive.

February 3, 2012 1
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JOHNNY YESNO – Exclusive Interview with Cabaret Voltaire & Peter Care

Exclusive interview with CABARET VOLTAIRE & PETER CARE about their new remake of their underground film JOHNNY YESNO as well as their new JYN Box Set released on Mute Records.

January 10, 2012 0
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BEAUTIFUL BEINGS – Seb Som Interviews Giuseppe Andrews

Underground filmmaker and musician Giuseppe Andrews (Cabin Fever, Detroit Rock City) has made a name for himself by making personal and challenging work in between his Hollywood acting gigs.

January 3, 2012 0
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KEYHOLE – First Trailer for Guy Maddin’s New Film Noir

Starring Jason Patric, Isabella Rossellini, Kevin McDonald and Udo Kier, Guy Maddin’s Keyhole is a Film Noir take on Homer’s Odyssey.

December 15, 2011 0
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THE MECHANICAL MAN – Rare 1913 Italian Silent Film About Robots

The only surviving footage of The Mechanical Man, a rare, silent Italian Sci-Fi film from 1913, directed by Anore Deed.

November 16, 2011 1
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COIL SPOILER TALK – Sleazy Speaks on Coil and Throbbing Gristle

110-minute video is from the Spoiler Electronic Culture Centre in Vienna, Austria on October 30th, 2002

November 11, 2011 1
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THE OFF SWITCH (PART 2) – A New Serialized Comic by Mark Beyer

The second installment of THE OFF SWITCH, a new serialized comic from Mark Beyer (Amy and Jordan, RAW Magazine, Liquid Television)!

November 10, 2011 2
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PARMENIDES I – Dev Harlan’s Stunning Video Sculpture Hybrid

Video mapping and projecting on objects is certainly nothing new, but Dev Harlan’s work accomplishes with extreme precision and delicacy what so many others have attempted to do and failed.

November 6, 2011 0
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XTC – The Xiaozhou Transport Company’s Free Night of Experimental Performance

XTC is an open, experimental art project and a part of the SAT- Special Artistic Territory, a global idea allowing artistic creation in public space.

October 20, 2011 0
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THE EROTIC SCREEN: VOL.1 – Susie Bright’s New Book on Erotic Cinema

Susie Bright – “I have a new book out– all about old-school porn and the erotic video revolution. It’s called: The Erotic Screen, Vol. 1”

October 20, 2011 0
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THE RETURN OF JOHNNY YESNO – Mute Lets Us Know

Mute Records and Peter Care have let us know about the forthcoming Cabaret Voltaire video/music box set for Johnny YesNo from Mute Records.

September 11, 2011 0
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FOREVER DECONSTRUCTED – Pete Drake’s Talking Steel Guitar

A visual deconstruction of famous Nashville record producer Pete Drake performing “Forever” with his own invention, the talking steel guitar.

July 8, 2011 1
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LATE NOON SUN – Lizzie Oxby’s 4 Screen Film

Late Noon Sun is a four screen film that Lizzie Oxby made for Ear Cinema, which playfully attempts to unravel the mysterious tale of Little Mary.

June 11, 2011 2
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POEM FOR GENE WOLFE – On the Occasion of His 80th Birthday

Written on the occasion of Science Fiction luminary Gene Wolfe’s 80th birthday, this poem by Jerry Friedman employs an eclectic blend of literary technique and styles.

June 11, 2011 2
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I AM THE JACK IN YOUR BOX – One of Ira Cohen’s Final Readings

Louise Landes Levi shares on of visionary Ira Cohen’s final recording with TEoB’s readers. Plus, a poem from John Solt!

May 20, 2011 1
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THREAD ON FRAME – THEM.SG’s Fashion Film in Singapore

THEM.SG, unveiled 10 fashion films as the fruit of labour between 10 artists and 10 designers in Singapore.

May 19, 2011 0
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THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN KIDS – Rare Third Reich Stop Animation

A rare clay animated fairy tale made for the Third Reich’s Ministry of Education.

April 19, 2011 5
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WHERE IS JOHNNY YESNO? – Cabaret Voltaire’s Long Lost Film

Where is Cabaret Voltaire’s long lost video masterpiece? Is the DVD release ever going to happen?

April 14, 2011 3
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LA FEMME QUI SE POUDRE – Patrick Bokanowski’s Short Masterpiece

A hybrid between Jean Cocteau and Jan Svankmajer, La Femme Qui Se Pourde is a short, rarely seen masterpiece from 1972.

April 2, 2011 0
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WOLF + LAMB vs. SOUL CLAP – Lonely C. Music Video

Lovely video from Wolf + Lamb and Soul Clap filmed in Jeollabuk-do province, South Korea.

March 31, 2011 0
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GIRL IN A CAGE – 60s Go-Go Psychodrama from David F. Friedman

From the man who brought you such classic films like Blood Feast, Two Thousand Maniacs! and Color Me Blood Red, comes a short film featuring 1960s Go-Go dancing and a lurid psycho-sexual drama. Enjoy!

March 31, 2011 0
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CONNAN MOCKASIN – Forever Dolphin Love Video

Odd and beautiful painterly video from Rough Trade recording artist Connan Mockasin.

March 29, 2011 0
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NEW DIAMANDA GALAS FILM – By Davide Pepe of Current 93 Fame

Current 93/David Tibet film maker Davide Pepe in new collaboration with Diamanda Galás in London this April.

March 17, 2011 3
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DIE ANTWOORD & HARMONY KORINE – Debut Short Film “Umshini Wam” at SXSW

New short film starring the Afrikaan Anti-Heroes Ninja and Yo-landi Vi$$er as directed by Harmony Korine.

March 16, 2011 0
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ELECTRO FEMME EXORCISTS – The Brooklyn Organ Synth Orchestra play Tubular Bells

Brilliant adaptation of Tubular Bells featuring 22 NYC female performers/bands on vintage and new electronics and keyboards

March 12, 2011 1
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EARTH GIRL HELEN BROWN – Story of an Earth Girl Video

Combining 60s R&B, 60s Girl-Punk, Doo Wop and an occasional Country tinge, Earth Girl Helen Brown is the real deal even if she started out as a fake band.

March 12, 2011 0
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LOVELY BLOODFLOW – Baths’ Video by Alex Takacs and Joe Nankin

I just fell in love with this awesome video of Baths’ song Lovely Bloodflow.

February 28, 2011 0
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LSD HOUSEWIFE – Experiments with Dr. Sidney Cohen and Gerald Heard

Dr. Sidney Cohen interviews a 1950s housewife before and after administering LSD to her for the first time.

February 17, 2011 1
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EVERYDAY IN VIDEO FICTION – Gabrielle Le Bayon’s Video Art

Gabrielle Le Bayon’s Video Art works using space, memory and personal experience.

February 14, 2011 0
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TERRIFYING TABLEAUX – Daikichi Amano’s Grotesque Fetish Photos

Japanese photographer Daikichi Amano creates highly cinematic photos featuring nudes, animals and sexual fetishism in the tradition of ancient woodblock Shunga erotica.

February 14, 2011 2
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NOBUYOSHI ARAKI – Elevating the Obscene

Japan’s most famous and infamous photographer was one quoted saying, “I would say my sex drive is weaker than most. However, my lens has a permanent erection.”

February 13, 2011 0
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I’VE GOT YOU A DATE WITH BOTTICELLI’S NIECE – Alexandros Vasmoulakis New Show

Alexandros Vasmoulakis visits through his new work the period between renaissance and late 19th century art in order to comment on how woman was treated by the masculine glance and desire.

February 13, 2011 0
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RUNNING OUT OF YOU – New Video from Keep Shelly in Athens

Using Tarkovsky’s film The Sacrifice, the band Keep Shelly in Athens creates an atmospheric video work.

February 8, 2011 0
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WILLIAM DANIELS – Aluminum Foil Works

William Daniels’ Aluminum Foil works are pure color and form and a pleasure to look at.

February 8, 2011 2
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MASHA YOZEFPOLSKY – “Noli Me Tangere”

Lovely and evocative video art work “Noli Me Tangere” sent to The End of Being by Israeli multi-media artist Masha Yozefpolsky.

January 24, 2011 0
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ROBERT NIGHTHAWK – Delta Slide Rambler

Listen to some tunes the unsung master of the slide guitar and watch a short video of his playing in Maxwell Street.

January 24, 2011 1
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MUSEUM OF CENSORED ART – Smithsonian Protesters Return with Permits

The Museum of Censored Art has an Organizing Meeting Jan 8 to protest the banning of David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire in My Belly” video at the National Portrait Gallery as well as other banned artworks.

January 7, 2011 1
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LEIGHTON PIERCE + ORPHAN – New Music Video Work

New video work from Leighton Pierce featuring the sludge metal band Orphan on Halloween 2010!

January 7, 2011 1
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CHELSEA WOLFE – The Grime And The Glow

Chelsea Wolfe’s new album The Grime And The Glow plus four videos!

December 30, 2010 1
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PINK AND YELLOW – Aryn Zev and Melissa J. Frost at Monospace

The first collaboration between media performance artist Aryn Zev and sculptor/designer Melissa J. Frost

December 27, 2010 1
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GERMAN GRAFFITI BOMBING – Videos of Tagging Trains

GERMAN GRAFFITI BOMBING – Videos of Tagging Trains

December 27, 2010 0
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JANITOR OF LUNACY – Video of Soap & Skin Covering Nico on a Boat

Soap&Skin is the experimental musical project of 20 year old Austrian artist Anja Plaschg.

December 27, 2010 0
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I DIGRESSED – New Dismorphic Self-Portraiture by Winston Chmielinski

NP Contemporary presents “I Digressed,” a solo show of sweetly dismorphic self-portraiture by Winston Chmielinski.

December 26, 2010 0
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UNTERWASSER – Andre Wakko’s Ferrofluid Sound Installation

“Unterwasser” is an installation by designer Andre Wakko that uses magnets and Ferrofluid to generate sound.

December 26, 2010 0
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STUDY FOR A RIOT – New Video Art from Greece

New Video Art work from Greece about the 2008 riots and the culture of fear surrounding Greece’s coming under the supervision of IMF and EU. Created by Manolis Anastasakos and Alexandros Vasmoulakis.

December 26, 2010 0
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THE BOOK OF GOAT – New Cut-Up Work from Lucius Rofocale

Following the traditions of William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin, ‘The Book of Goat’ comprises cut-ups from the New Testament, ‘120 Days of Sodom’, ‘The Satanic Bible’ and Lucius Rofocale’s own creative work.

December 25, 2010 2
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DEATH MAY BE YOUR CHRISTMAS PRESENT – Morbid Call and Response Xmas Sermons

And today’s happy holiday thoughts are, “DEATH MAY BE YOUR CHRISTMAS PRESENT” by the Rev. A. W. Nix and “WILL THE COFFIN BE YOUR SANTA CLAUS?” by the Rev. J.M. Gates. Take a listen here…

December 24, 2010 1
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BRYANT DAVIS’ “EYES EARS” – Three New Experimental Cathode Ray Works

Watch three new video works by Bryant Davis that combine sound and the Cathode Ray.

December 21, 2010 0
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LOS NEGRETES’ “MEXICO CITY BLUES” – Download Their Awesome Album FREE!

Download Los Negretes Mexico City Blues album for FREE!

December 19, 2010 2
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DAVID LYNCH VIDEO CONTEST – Color Chart’s Fantastic Video Entry

Fantastic entry by Austin TX group Color Chart in the David Lynch video contest for his two new music trax.

December 19, 2010 0
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ACT DA FOOL – Harmony Korine’s Short Film for the Proenza Schouler Collection

Proenza Schouler’s 2010 collection is being commercialized in a new short film by Harmony Korine.

December 13, 2010 0
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LOWLANDS – Sound Sculptor Susan Philipsz Wins the Turner Prize

Britain’s highest art award goes to Susan Philipsz, a sound artist, for the first time.

December 6, 2010 0
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FIRE IN MY BELLY – David Wojnarowicz Video Pulled From Smithsonian Show

Republicans have threatened The Smithsonian into pulling Wojnarowicz’s Seminal work ‘A Fire In My Belly’ from their new show.

December 1, 2010 14
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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Eulogizes Sleazy

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Eulogizes Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson.

December 1, 2010 1
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ROBOEXOTICA! – Cocktail Robot Festival in Vienna

The leading festival concerned with cocktail robotics world-wide!

December 1, 2010 0
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GREGORY THIELKER – A Painter’s Cloudburst Visibilty

Stunning paintings from Gregory Thielker featuring car windows in the rain.

December 1, 2010 1
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DAVID LYNCH’s “GOOD DAY TODAY” – New Eletcro Single Released

New Electro Single from avant-auteur director David Lynch, “Good Day Today”.

November 29, 2010 0
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GIL SCOTT-HERON & JAMIE xx (The xx) – New Video + Album

New video and forthcoming re-mix album by Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx of The xx.

November 29, 2010 0
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Save the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica!

Save the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica!

November 26, 2010 0
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PETER ‘SLEAZY’ CHRISTOPHERSON – R.I.P.

PETER ‘SLEAZY’ CHRISTOPHERSON – R.I.P.

November 25, 2010 1
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DEATH IN JUNE – Interview with Douglas P. and Miro Snejdr

Helene Burkholder interviews both Douglas P. and Miro Snejdr about Death in June’s new album, Peaceful Snow.

November 23, 2010 3
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GHOSTSONG – Chris M. Hefner Directs Daniel Knox’s New Video

Gorgeous video for Daniel Knox’s “Ghostsong” directed by Chris Hefner of The Pink Hotel fame.

November 23, 2010 2
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KLAXONS’ NEW NSFW VIDEO – Twin Flames

The Klaxons’ new extremely NSFW video is a strange mixture of sex and body morphing.

November 22, 2010 0
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NEW MARTIN BACK ALBUM – Unstable Rotation Centers

Listen to Martin Back’s newest release of deep listening earscapes, square waves, field recordings and modulating oscillators.

November 22, 2010 0
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YUKINORI TOKORO – First Solo Exhibition in China

The intriguing expressionist photo work of visionary artist Yukinori Tokoro will be on display for the first time in China at the epSITE Epson Imaging Gallery in Shanghai.

November 2, 2010 0
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SPACE 15 TWENTY – Skye Parrott & Alec Friedman Curate Photo Show

Dossier’s Skye Parrott and Alec Friedman curate their new photography show at LA’s Space 15 Twenty.

October 30, 2010 0
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THROBBING GRISTLE – Dead Again

Throbbing Gristle have once again ceased to exist as a live entity, thus leaving the world a more placid and complacent place.

October 29, 2010 0
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ALEISTER CROWLEY – Two New Books With Ties to David Tibet

Two new Crowley books with ties to David Tibet of Current 93.

October 25, 2010 1
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TONY CLIFTON – We Have an EXCLUSIVE TRACK from Tony’s Forthcoming Album!

Listen to an exclusive track of Tony covering Bobby Caldwell’s “What you won’t do for LOVE” from the forthcoming album!

October 25, 2010 0
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THE THREE GRACE(S) TRIPTYCH – New Horror Films by ADULT.

ADULT. have created three short horror flicks that all work in unison and can only be seen with them playing the soundtrack live!

October 17, 2010 1
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LONGPLAYER PERFORMANCE Oct. 16th – Jem Finer’s 1,000 Year Piece Performed

See 1,000 minutes of a millennium long piece of music on Oct. 16ht in the Bay Area.

October 13, 2010 0
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ANGELA FRALEIGH – The Essence of What Isn’t There

Angela Fraleigh is headed to Roswell, NM in December 2010 with Wes Heiss for his Residency at the RAIR program there.

October 12, 2010 0
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TOM WAITS – Releases New 78rpm Record + Record Player!

Tom Waits releases an extremely limited edition 78rpm record and record player!

October 12, 2010 2
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A QUIET NORWAY – Free Ambient/Experimental Downloads

Gorgeous ambient experimental music from Norway free!

October 11, 2010 0
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TONY CLIFTON – 2010 Tour

Just when you thought Andy Kaufman was dead… The infamous Lounge Star is on a short U.S. Tour!

October 11, 2010 3
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THE GUN IS LOADED – Lydia Lunch’s Long Lost Film

THE GUN IS LOADED is a 37-minute performance video featuring former punk rocker, political satirist and sexual provocateur Lydia Lunch.

October 9, 2010 0
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RAW STOCK: No Wave Films from Downtown NYC 1976-1984 Part 2

The second in two nights of selected screenings from New York’s own explosive yet fleeting era of filmmaking known as “No Wave” Cinema.

October 8, 2010 0
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STATE OF EMERGENCY: CENSORSHIP BY BULLET IN MEXICO

STATE OF EMERGENCY: CENSORSHIP BY BULLET IN MEXICO

October 6, 2010 1
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LEIGHTON PIERCE – New Work “Retrograde Premonition” Premiers

New work by Video Artist Leighton Pierce premiers at two video festivals this month!

September 23, 2010 0
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AUJIK – SHINTO VIDEO CULT – Virtual Video Graffiti and Organic Robotics

AUJIK – SHINTO VIDEO CULT – Virtual Video Graffiti and Organic Robotics

September 21, 2010 2
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AUERGLASS – Experimental Organ by Tauba Auerbach & Cameron Mesirow (of Glasser)

Amazing performance video (Tauba Auerbach and Cameron Mesirow (of Glasser) of their new instrument, The Auerglass.

September 20, 2010 0
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RAW STOCK: NO WAVE FILMS – Downtown NYC 1976-1984

Louis V E.S.P. begins their festival of No Wave films from NYC 1976-1984 with two hard to find cult classics.

September 20, 2010 1
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MONA MUR + EN ESCH – Slick Idiot Tour w/ Ex-KMFDM Members in Canada

Mona Mur and En Esch continue their Slick Idiot Tour with Ex-Members of KMFDM in Canada.

September 16, 2010 0
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A LINE DESCRIBING THE SUN – William Lamson Reworks Anthony McCall

This new video/performance/sculpture work from artist William Lamson calls to mind the work of Anthony McCall.

September 15, 2010 1
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JACQUI KURAJ EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – In the Year of Blame – Body as Sacrificial Landscape

Interview with performance artist, video artist and musician Jacqui Kuraj, about the showing of her video piece “In the Year of Blame” as a three channeled installation at the MOV-iN Gallery in Santa Fe, NM on Oct 1st.

September 15, 2010 5
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ICELAND REVIEW – Award Winning Online Magazine

If you love all things Icelandic, then you probably need to know about this award winning online magazine.

September 11, 2010 0
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NEW ADVENTURES IN SOUND ART – Call for Submissions

NEW ADVENTURES IN SOUND ART (NAISA) had put out a Call for Submissions for this years festival!

September 6, 2010 0
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FRENCH CIRCUS and SIDESHOW POSTERS – 1885-1925

Check out these weird and wild Circus and Sideshow posters from France circa 1885-1925!

September 4, 2010 3
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WINSTON CHMIELINSKI – The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Up and coming painter Winston Chmielinski uses washes of color to tell the stories of his portraitures.

September 4, 2010 0
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MARTHA DAVIS & SPOUSE – Pioneer of Roots Rock, Jump Jazz and Jump Blues

Martha Davis was one of the pioneers of Roots Rock, Jump Jazz and Jump Blues bridging the gap between R&B, Jazz and Rock n’ Roll.

August 18, 2010 1
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GILLES ET DADA – Sexy Cut-Up Fashion Photography

Great use of cut-up photos in this GILLES-ET-DADA Fashion shoot.

August 13, 2010 0
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TORTURA Vol. 1 & 2 – Vintage Bondage LPs For Your Listening Pleasure (and Pain)

Listen to TORTURA Vol. 1 & 2 – Vintage Bondage LPs For Your Listening Pleasure (and Pain)!

August 12, 2010 3
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AIDS WOLF – Listen to Brand New Track – “Teaching To Suffer”

AIDS Wolf just sent us a brand new track from their forthcoming album, March to the Sea. It’s pure “No Wave” magic! Think Arab on Radar meets Lydia Lunch.

August 12, 2010 1
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ART VS. SCIENCE – New Video “Magic Fountain”

Super fun new video for the tune “Magic Fountain” from Art Vs. Science.

August 12, 2010 1
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FREE TARKOVSKY – Watch All 7 of Tarkovsky’s Films For Free Online!

Watch all seven of Andrei Tarkovsky’s uber-influential films for free online thanks to Open Culture!

August 11, 2010 8
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SUSANNAH BENJAMIN – Keep Your Shutters On This Young Photographer

Keep your eyes on this quickly rising 17 year old photography star, Susannah Benjamin!

August 10, 2010 3
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MICHAEL NYMAN – Remakes Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera – Shot by Shot!

Michael Nyman premiers his NY-Man with a Movie Camera at the Barbican along with his song cycle The Glare. The Michael Nyman Band will perform the music live for both films!

August 10, 2010 0
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23 SECONDS OV TIME – Submissions Being Accepted for A.I.N.’s New CD Comp!

Do you have 23 seconds to spare? Send them to the Autonomous Individuals Network (AIN) and possibly get put on a compilation CD!

August 9, 2010 0
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TRUE BYPASS – Beautiful Debut Album from Craig Ward (dEUS) & Chantal Acda (Sleepingdog)

True Bypass is the beautiful debut album from Craig Ward of dEUS and Chantal Acda of Sleepingdog.

August 9, 2010 1
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THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS – Rare William S. Burroughs Art For Sale!

William S. Burroughs’ famous 1991 shotgun/screen-print art works, “The Seven Deadly Sins”, one of a Limited Edition of 90 Boxed Portfolios, is up for sale.

August 5, 2010 1
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Jessica Harrison – Tiny Skin Sculptures

Check out these terrifying miniature furniture pieces sculpted from skin by artist and sculptor Jessica Harrison.

August 4, 2010 0
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LAUREL & HARDY – Watch The “Lost” Color Film + Rare Clip From This Is Your Life

Watch three rare clips from the legendary comedians, Laurel & Hardy.

August 4, 2010 0
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WHITE RING – Video For “IxC999”

Great video for the elusive band White Ring, one of the artists creating a new sub-genre called “Witch House”

August 4, 2010 1
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MANHATTAN PROJECT ETHICS POLL – Take the Same Test The Scientists Took

Take the same test that the 250 Manhattan Project scientists took and compare your answers online!

August 2, 2010 1
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COIL’S “BLACK LIGHT DISTRICT” ARTWORK – Buy Prints From Sleazy!

Purchase Limited Edition (only 21) prints of the original album art for COIL’s Black Light District, which were manipulated from from Victorian engravings, directly from Sleazy!

July 31, 2010 0
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SALTON SEA – Project of Bleak But Beautiful Decay

Bosko Hrnjak and Truus de Groot’s multimedia project The Salton Sea is a bleak but beautiful escape into decay featuring Music, Video and Photography.

July 31, 2010 2
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THE GODDESS BUNNY – Transexual Polio Superstar

The Goddess Bunny is a transsexual polio victim with a rabid, underground GLBT fan base from before there was such a term.

July 31, 2010 17
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NOVA EXPRESS – “CRAB NEBULA” – Andre Perkowski’s Eternally Shifting Film

An excerpt from draft 5 (Crab Nebula) of Andre Perkowski’s eternally changing and shifting film, “NOVA EXPRESS” based on the writings of William S. Burroughs.

July 30, 2010 0
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VOINA GROUP’S LATEST ACTION- Vaginal Liberation of Food

Russian radical art group VOINA perform “How to Snatch a Chicken: A Tale of How One Cunt fed the Whole of the Group Voina”

July 30, 2010 8
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BRION GYSIN EXHIBITION – Dreamachine Opens at New Museum

The New Museum will present “Brion Gysin: Dream Machine,” the first US retrospective of the work of the painter, philosopher, performer, poet, and writer.

July 30, 2010 0
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Karpo Godina : “Pupilias Ferkeverk Brain Au Gratain”

The Gratinated Brains of Pupilia Ferkeverk (1970), Karpo Godina’s banned short film featuring the Slovenian poets of the collective Pupilia Ferkeverk.

July 30, 2010 1
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HIP DEATH GODDESS – Ben Van Meter / Circulus / Bridget Hayden / Peter Sundae

Hip Death Goddess is a celebration of the psychedelic and surreal through live performance, film and projection.

July 30, 2010 3
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IRA COHEN – UPDATE! Influential Poet, Artist and Filmmaker NEEDS HELP!

Influential Beat Poet Ira Cohen is in immediate need. Read this article to find out why and how you can help!

July 30, 2010 4
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KENNETH ANGER – New Film “Missoni F/W 10-11”

Cult/Occultist filmmaker Kenneth Anger has made a new film for the Missoni Collection in Italy.

July 28, 2010 1
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HALLUCINATION GENERATION – Trailer for the 1966 Film

HALLUCINATION GENERATION – Trailer for the 1966 Drugs-ploitation Film

July 20, 2010 0
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GAZELLE – Afro-Future Electro “Lim Pop” From South Africa

South Afrikaan Electro-Roots “Lim Pop” band Gazelle, balance traditional African culture and Western pop music effortlessly, at the same time as making a name in the fashion world.

July 20, 2010 1
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JAMES JOYCE / HARRY CROSBY – “Work in Progress”

A nice scribbled on page by Harry Crosby from James Joyce’s as yet unpublished manuscript of Finnegans Wake for the legendary Transition magazine.

July 19, 2010 1
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ARYN ZEV – Peepholes

Check out this series of photos by Aryn Zev and read about her experience taking them.

July 19, 2010 0
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GOSHA RUBCHINSKIY – Russian Youth Culture Meets High Couture

Russian designer, photographer, and filmmaker Gosha Rubchinskiy has been quietly taking the fashion world by storm in the last couple of years. Check out two of his films right here on The End of Being!

July 16, 2010 2
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MAAKIES SHOT GLASSES – Drinky Crow Meets They Might Be Giants

Set of four shot glasses featuring the eternally inebriated Drinky Crow designed for They Might Be Giants!

July 16, 2010 2
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BERLIN NOW – 1985 Film with Blixa Bargeld, FM Einheit, Mona Mur and Alexander Hacke

Wolfgang Büld’s Berlin Now is a slice of time in German politics and music delivered by the likes of Einstürzende Neubauten and Die Haut.

July 16, 2010 4
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EPICUREAN ARCHITECTS – Bompas & Parr Bring Absurdity to Food

Bompas & Parr create astonishing edible worlds crafted to make the stingiest art lover stare in wonderment.

July 16, 2010 0
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TRUUS DE GROOT – Listen to Rare Cassette & Read Truus’ Thoughts on the Album!

Listen to a rare, out-of-print, 1980 cassette album from the legendary underground musician Truus de Groot, and read a letter about her memories of the tape!

July 15, 2010 0
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PIN UP X-RAYS – Taking It All Off

German ad agency Butter has created a pin up calendar using EIZO medical monitors and female models that appear on radiographs in this completely revealing work.

July 15, 2010 2
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BEYOND XY – 4 Photographers Explore The Masculine Continuum

Is the meaning of the word Male simply the opposite of Female? These four photographers think there is much, much more to it.

July 15, 2010 2
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GEOTAGGING – Local Vs. Tourist

Eric Fischer has geotagged photos by relation of if the photographer was a local or a tourist and the results are works of art.

July 15, 2010 1
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TOM ESTES – “Sewing Performance” at Tate Modern

Tom Estes stages a “Sewing Performance” at the Tate Modern as part of Post-Museum’s contribution to “Soul for Sale: A Festival of Independents.”

July 7, 2010 3
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SEBASTIAN HORSLEY – Dead at 47

Gadfly, artist and underworld dandy, Sebastian Horsley has died of a supposed drug overdose at the age of 47.

June 17, 2010 1
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TRUUS de GROOT – Playing the Sonas Inflecto

Very cool psychedelic music video of underground legend Truus de Groot playing the Sonas Inflecto and an Omnichord. Filmed by artist Bosko Hrnjak.

June 14, 2010 0
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PHYLLIS GALEMBO – West African Masqueraders

Portraits of West African masqueraders in 2005/06 by photographer Phyllis Galembo show the highly ritualistic approach to costuming in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso.

June 12, 2010 0
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CHEN ZHUN – 40p Static Movie – Bullet Speed

Girls, guns, motorcycles, violence and bras full of milk, this photo shoot by Chen Zhun for FHM Magazine’s 3rd Anniversary Issue in China has everything any fanboy could dream of.

June 12, 2010 0
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TETSUYA ISHIDA – Modern Man

The Japanese painter Tetsuya Ishida was a master of awkward positions and disfigurement in his work based in modern society.

June 12, 2010 1
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LAURIE ANDERSON – Advanced Listening for “Homeland”

Listen to Laurie Anderson’s new album, “Homeland”, in it’s entirety before it is released on June 22. Antony and the Johnsons, John Zorn and Lou Reed guest!

June 12, 2010 0
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TRASH HUMPERS – Harmony Korine Channels Giuseppe Andrews

Harmony Korine’s latest offering, Trash Humpers, is highly reminiscent of the underground Trash Culture films of auteur Giuseppe Andrews.

June 11, 2010 0
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FRITZ LANG’S COMPLETE METROPLIS – Film Review

Fritz Lang’s epic is now even more so with the limited US release of the new Complete Metropolis. Read Rusty Rabinowitz’s review here.

June 8, 2010 0
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PINK NOISES – Women on Electronic Music and Sound

Twenty four interviews with women in electronic music and sound cultures, including club and radio DJs, remixers, composers, improvisers, instrument builders, and installation and performance artists.

June 4, 2010 0
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MITHLY – Morocco’s First Gay Magazine

Morocco’s first gay and lesbian magazine may have had a small first run, but those ripples are sure to make waves soon.

June 4, 2010 2
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JON BEHRENS – Rare Screening of Experimental Films

Saturday, June 12th is a rare opportunity to see some of Jon Behrens short experimental films at Millennium Film Archive.

June 4, 2010 1
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JANE SIBERRY – 17 Albums for Free!

The well loved songstress is literally giving away her back catalog in a “pay what you wish” system due to her frustration with the entire PayPal system.

June 4, 2010 0
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KEION-BU and DANNY CHOO – Japanese High School Photolog

Explore the world of Japanese high schools with Danny Choo at Fujisawa High School including the after school activities of Keion-bu!

June 4, 2010 0
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TWILIGHT ZONE LIVE! – @ The Dark Room in San Francisco

Eight directors, four Rods and a bunch of unique “commercials” over four weekend performances, The Twilight Zone Live is something to go back to over and over.

May 28, 2010 0
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UM, LONNIE – Episode Three

Join Lonnie the Lot Lizard and cohorts in this third installment of clawdeuS’ bizarre, ongoing web-comic, “Um, Lonnie: Pillow Talk from Truck Stops”.

May 20, 2010 0
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HANATARASH – Venue Destruction as Music

Amazing photo document slide show of Hanatarash destroying a venue as part of their Nerima, Tokyo performance in the mid 1980s.

May 19, 2010 3
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Hang Out with The Master Musicians Of Joujouka

A rare opportunity to hang with the legendary Master Musicians of the Joujouka and meet their families as as well as listen to the ancient, trance inducing Sufi music!

May 19, 2010 0
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CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE – Voodoo Exhibition

The Wiels Museum in Brussels is hosting an ongoing series featuring the past 50 years of performance art captured on video called, DO /REDO /UNDO. They are featuring Charlemagne Palestine in a solo show that spans his entire video art career!

May 16, 2010 0
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TRENT REZNOR’S NEW BAND – How To Destroy Angels – “A Drowning”

Former NIN frontman Trent Reznor teams up with wife and former West Indian Girl frontwoman, Mariqueen Maandig, to form a new band named, How To Destroy Angels.

May 13, 2010 0
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GIUSEPPI LOGAN – 75th Birthday Party @ Issue Project Room, NY

Giuseppi Logan, the nearly forgotten and highly elusive Free-Jazz master, is having a big birthday bash at the Issue Project Room on May 14th with Befo’ Quotet and TAUOM.

May 13, 2010 1
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POSTHUMAN LIMBS – Mind Controlled Prosthetic Arm

Claudia Mitchell is one of the world’s first volunteers to undergo nerve-rerouting surgery, as well as getting a brain-controlled prosthetic. This prosthetic arm is controlled with her mind!

May 6, 2010 1
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HIP DEATH GODDESS – Kenneth Anger / Flame Schon / Wolf People / The Lucid Dream

A celebration of the psychedelic and surreal through live performance, film and projection and will take place at the end on May 30th in Balham, London.

May 6, 2010 0
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BILL MURRAY READS POETRY – To Construction Workers

Members of the construction team that built the new facilities for Poets House joined Bill Murray in May, 2009, for the first poetry reading at 10 River Terrace.

May 4, 2010 1
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BROADSHIRT – Phyllis Segura’s Wearable Magazine

Broadshirt was Phyllis Segura’s short lived, but very cool, mid 1990s poetry magazine printed on t-shirts. Take a close look and see who some of the names are!

May 4, 2010 3
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ASIA NOW FILM SERIES – Tidepoint Pictures Opens Their Vaults

Modern Asian film series brought to you by the outstanding U.S. importer of Asian films, Tidepoint Pictures and Santa Fe’s The Process.

May 4, 2010 2
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RETURN TO THE PLEASURE DOME – Kenneth Anger / Lou Reed / Sonic Youth / The Virgins

Lou Reed, Sonic Youth, Kenneth Anger, Moby, Brian Butler, The Virgins and others help raise money for Jonas Mekas’ legendary Anthology Film Archives.

May 4, 2010 0
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FABULAS PANICAS – Jodorowsky’s Mind Bending Comic Strip

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s “Fabulas Panicas” (Panic Fables), was an unusual psychedelic comic strip published in the right-wing Mexican newspaper, El Heraldo de México, from 1967-73.

May 4, 2010 1
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Marina Abramovic Made Me Cry – A Site Devoted to Tears

Marina Abramovic Made Me Cry is a site devoted to the tears brought into the world by the famous performance artist’s piece, “The Artist Is Present”.

May 4, 2010 0
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UM, LONNIE – Episode Two

The second installment of clawdeuS’ bizarre, ongoing web-comic featuring Lonnie the Lot Lizard: Pillow Talk from Truck Stops!

April 22, 2010 0
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SWANS AT SUPERSONIC – Michael Gira’s Band Lives!

Michael Gira’s Swans will be doing a rare performance at the Supersonic Festival this year in Birmingham! This may be worth the price of a plane ticket…

April 13, 2010 0
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DEAD ELEPHANTS and THREAD – Two New Vids by Lily Taylor & Estacia Huddleston

Lily Taylor has two new videos out, Dead Elephants and Thread, filmed by the increasingly interesting Esatcia Huddelston.

April 6, 2010 0
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BLIND BUDDY BURTON – Rare Home Wire Recordings on the Organ!

Rare home wire recordings of the minor Jazz celebrity, W E “Buddy” Burton, the blind organist, from Chicago in the 1940s.

April 4, 2010 0
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IGGY POP’s RAW POWER – Deluxe Edition w/the Remastered BOWIE Mix!

The new remastered deluxe edition of the cult/punk classic will include a remastered version of the long out of print BOWIE mix of the LP!

April 3, 2010 0
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DEAD FINGERS TALK – Exhibition of Unreleased Tape Experiments by William S. Burroughs

Two rare, unreleased tape experiments by William S. Burroughs are the impetus for 23 musicians, artists, writers, composers and curators to create a unique exhibition.

March 30, 2010 1
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“BURROUGHS HAS GONE INSANE” – Handwritten Letter From Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac calls William S. Burroughs insane in this rare, handwritten letter of his adventures in Tangier with the infamous junkie that was written to Lucien Carr.

March 25, 2010 0
JESSICA RYLAN – Video of Awesome Talk at MIT
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JESSICA RYLAN – Video of Awesome Talk at MIT

Watch this great hour long talk with Jessica Rylan at MIT from back in 2007. Rylan is so full of ingenuity and ideas.

March 25, 2010 0
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FRANKENSTEIN – 100 Years on Film This Week

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein on celluloid this week, you can watch the entire 1910 film here!

March 20, 2010 0
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WORLD ON A WIRE – Fassbinder’s Sci-Fi Epic at MoMA

Fassbinder’s Sci-Fi epic, World on a Wire, gets a new lease on life from the fine people at MoMA, and the German Arthouse distributors, Arthaus/Kinowelt.

March 19, 2010 0
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ALEXA MEADE – Living Portraiture in Real Time

My painting technique pushes the boundaries of perception, compressing 3D space into a 2D plane, effectively blurring the lines between art and life.

March 19, 2010 0
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ALEX CHILTON – Commemorated In The House of Representatives

This is quite possibly the coolest thing ever said in the House of Representatives. Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee commemorates the life of Alex Chilton in a speech to the House.

March 19, 2010 0
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ALEX CHILTON – R.I.P.

Chilton died just hours ago in a New Orleans hospital at the age of 59. The cause of death is believed to be a heart attack.

March 17, 2010 0
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ALAN WATTS INTERVIEWS BERTRAND RUSSELL – Plus Remix Video

Amazing interview of British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, socialist, pacifist and social critic, Bertrand Russell by British philosopher, writer, speaker and counter culture icon, Alan Watts.

March 17, 2010 0
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DECONSTRUCTING BETTY BLUE – A Stag Reel Dissected

This stag reel of the gorgeous Betty Blue has been torn apart frame by frame for your voyeuristic pleasure. Plus, you can watch the video here too!

March 17, 2010 0
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TOMAS SARACENO – Art and Science Build a Web of 14 Billion

Artist Tomás Saraceno has spun himself a new exhibition at the Stockholm’s prestigious Bonniers Konsthall gallery.

March 17, 2010 1
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IZISK – New Music from Martin Back

Experimental net label, Just Not Normal, has just released a new album called Izisk by our very own Martin Back that is well worth a listen to.

March 16, 2010 0
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ART MEETS TECH – Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conference

The fine people at Rhizome have started a conference that pairs artists with advanced technologists in an effort to develop new ideas and products.

March 9, 2010 0
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WHO IS IAMAMIWHOAMI? – Vexing Viral Videos

Watch this series of beautifully earthy, dark videos from the as yet unknown artist calling themselves iamamiwhoami.

March 5, 2010 2
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THE COOPER-MOORE / JEREMY BARNES DUO – Two Amazing Musicians Team Up

The outstanding jazz improvisario Cooper-Moore teams up with indie darling Jeremy Barnes for a brand new duo!

February 21, 2010 0
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ARE YOU WIRETAPPED? – Podcast by Jonathan Goldstein

Jonathan Goldstein’s radio show, Wiretap, finally has it’s own podcast! If you enjoyed him on This American Life, then you are gonna fall head over heels for Wiretap!

February 21, 2010 0
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VINCENT PRICE’S WINE ALBUM – Wine Is Elegance (1977)

Vincent Price released a little known LP in 1977 named, Wine Is Elegance on Nelson Industries records in co-operation with the California Wine Institute.

February 13, 2010 0
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BERLINALE – 60th Berlin International Film Festival Lineup

The Berlin International Film Festival hits its 60th year and brings some interesting new and old film to the big screen.

February 11, 2010 0
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VINYL – Guy Schraenen’s New Exhibition in Paris

Imagine going to an exhibition that included Joseph Beuys, William S Burroughs, Yves Klein, Hermann Nitsch, Laurie Anderson, Allen Ginsberg, Henri Chopin’s OU Magazine, Giorno Poetry Systems, Jean Dubuffet, Dieter Roth, Roman Opalka, Tom Wesselmann, Karel Appel and Hanne Darboven.

February 5, 2010 0
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COSEY FANNI TUTTI – On The Tate’s Video Channel

The Tate is showcasing Cosey Fanni Tutti in their original short films section. Cosey discusses her early career and more!

February 5, 2010 0
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ZIMOUN – Soundsculptures and Installations

The Sound Sculptor and Installation Artist Zimoun recently caught my attention with his small objects attached to a table that vibrated wildly, always promising to break free and sputter away under an end table somewhere.

February 4, 2010 0
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DIE ANTWOORD – Afrikaans Anti-Heroes

Their fans are die-hard, occasionally violent and decked out in 80s-type gold spandex. Die Antwoord is the new band from South Africa that defies you to tell if they are putting us all on or if they are actually serious. Just don’t make the wrong choice.

February 2, 2010 0
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NOLAN HENDRICKSON – Faggot Carnival Show

Solo exhibition of original works in acrylic and latex on canvas by New York based queer artist Nolan Hendrickson at Ramiken Crucible.

January 21, 2010 1
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MAYA DEREN – Rare Unedited Hatian Footage Shown

Anthology Film Archives in NYC is hosting a very rare look at the unedited footage of Maya Deren’s Divine Horsemen film. All proceeds go to the Haiti Relief and Development Fund.

January 20, 2010 1
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GODOT “ACTION COMICS” – #37:The Wrath of Vladimir

GODOT ACTION COMICS – Episode #37 – The Wrath of Vladimir – art by Jerry Ordway – Another American Sequel Society Spin-Off!

January 16, 2010 0
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SUBMISSION AND COFFEE – BDSM Podcast

The complete “Submission and Coffee” archives for you to download! Ultra cool BDSM podcast, Submission and Coffee, has come to an end after 2 years and 184 hour long episodes including actual recordings of bondage sessions and many interesting conversations with a 24/7 “lifestyle” couple plus the occasional threesome.

January 14, 2010 0
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THE KNIFE – LISTEN! New Opera Based on Darwin’s Work

THE KNIFE have been commissioned by Danish performance group Hotel Pro Forma to write the music for their opera based on Charles Darwin and his book, On the Origin of the Species.

January 6, 2010 0
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LOS LOBOS / THE LATIN PLAYBOYS – Sent Us A New Track!

The duo behind Los Lobos & The Latin Playboys sent us a new spoken word track from their upcoming album, “The Long Goodbye”, for our readers to listen to.

January 4, 2010 0
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JAARWISSELING (1935) – Louis Davids’ “Nieuwjaarswens Door”

A look back at 1935 with then-famous Netherlands performer Louis Davids, who wishes viewers a happy 1936 after popping through an enormous calendar version of January 1, 1936.

January 1, 2010 0
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THE PINK HOTEL – Trailer

What looks like the perfect integration of new and stock film (but is actually all newly shot work!) are sewn together to make a stunning and haunting trailer for Chris M. Hefner’s new full length movie, The Pink Hotel.

January 1, 2010 0
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LEIGHTON PIERCE – 2 New Films + Trippy New Year

Links to two NEW FILMS, plus a unique New Year’s greeting from master filmmaker and teacher, Leighton Pierce.

January 1, 2010 0
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ROWLAND S. HOWARD – Dead at 50

Rowland S Howard, contributor to influential bands The Birthday Party, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls, The Bad Seeds and Einsturzende Neubauten as well as a collaborator with musicians like Nick Cave, Lydia Lunch, Nikki Sudden and Henry Rollins, is dead at the age of 50 while waiting for a liver transplant. RIP.

December 30, 2009 0
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HYUNGKOO LEE – Objectuals

Lee re-imagines what already exists and uses perspective to shape reality instead of changing the reality itself. But that doesn’t make it any less weird.

December 26, 2009 0
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NOMADIC MILK – Esther Polak Tracks Dairy in Nigeria

GPS is used to track PEAK Brand milk products in Nigeria as well as a nomadic Fulani family of cow herders in the nearby Abuja vicinity.

December 26, 2009 0
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TRISTAN CHAMBERS – Handmade Computer Counts Down the Half-Life of P-239

“We built it out of parts from the Los Alamos Labs junk yard… It counts down the half life of P-239, the plutonium used in the core of the first nuclear bomb.”

December 26, 2009 0
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MEDICAL FILM SYMPOSIUM – Philadelphia, PA

Taking place throughout Philadelphia this coming January 20 – 23, The Medical Film Symposium, examines the relationship between moving images and medical science. With special guest curator, by experimental filmmaker and sexual revolutionary, Barbara Hammer.

December 20, 2009 0
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CANDY – The First Transversal Style Magazine

There have been many magazines over the decades devoted to transvestism and the world that surround it. CANDY is the first serious publication devoted exclusively to “celebrating transvestism, transexuality, cross dressing and androgyny, in all its manifestations.”

December 19, 2009 0
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ANNAMARIE HO – Binlang Xi Shi (Betelnut Girls)

It has been a little over a year since Annamarie Ho last set up shop on a street corner in New York selling Betelnut to passerby.

December 18, 2009 0
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SWEATSHOPPE – Roller Brush Video

Multimedia performance group, SWEATSHOPPE, have discovered how to “paint” with video using MAX/MSP. They are currently part of the Art | Basel Fair in Miami, FL.

December 18, 2009 0
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THE GOLDEN AGE OF CHILDREN’S RECORDS – Free Rare and Weird Kids LPs

Although they have just recently stopped uploading new items, Kiddie Records Weekly is a treasure trove or the rare, weird and classic children’s recordings from the mid forties through the early fifties.

December 17, 2009 0
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REVEREND BEAT-MAN – Dusty Record Cabinette

I just had to share this continually impressive podcast with all of you out there in web-land! The show is from Sweden’s notorious blues-trash preacher, The Reverend Beat-Man. Plus, BONUS VIDEO!

December 17, 2009 1
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CUTUP COLLECTIVE – Reclaiming Public Spaces

CutUp is a collaborative group of artists in London that attempt to disrupt and reorder the urban landscape by means of exploring new territories of intervention and re-appropriating established visual forms.

December 17, 2009 3
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CHRIS M. HEFNER – A Very Special Pink Hotel Christmas

This is most likely the only Xmas related post I will present to you. This is the amazing filmmaker Chris M. Hefner of The Operated Eye and he has blessed us with a new Xmas film greeting straight from his hometown of Chicago.

December 16, 2009 0
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PORTISHEAD – New Song! Watch the Video

Today is International Human Rights Day and Portishead have a new tune they recorded for Amnesty International. You can see the new video here.

December 10, 2009 1
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CHRISTINE ERICSDOTTER – X-Ray Films of Speech

“At present, we are investigating how the movement of the tongue is modified when the tongue blade gestures for dental and retroflex stops interact with the tongue body motion…” – Christine Ericsdotter, Ph.D

December 9, 2009 0
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BUENOS AIRES VIDEO ART FESTIVAL

Deep in the heart of Buenos Aires, capitol of Argentina, is an alternative art space open to the public 24 hrs a day called, ThisIsNotAGallery. They are hosting the Video Arte Internacional Buenos Aires.

December 6, 2009 1
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LPs THAT MELT – Langjökull, Snæfellsjökull, Solheimajökull

“Sound recordings from three glaciers in Iceland, pressed into three records, cast, and frozen with the meltwater from each of these glaciers, and played on three turntables until they completely melt.”

December 6, 2009 0
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THE TORNADOES – “ROBOT” – featuring Joe Meek

This is a very silly film shot for the song “Robot” by The Tornadoes, of which Meek was a member.

December 3, 2009 0
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RICHARD FOREMAN – 55 Open Source Scripts

In a future thinking and wonderfully peer conscience move, experimental theater pioneer and Ontological Hysterical Theater founder Richard Foreman, has put online 55 of his dialog filled notebooks…

December 3, 2009 1
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ORKESTRA FUTURA – L.E.D. by the Light

Have you ever been at a concert and thought, “Wow! The music is great but I just can’t stand watching that conductor”? If so, then this was the show for you! On Nov 28, Orkestra Futura performed the Mad Scientist Machine, a new conceptual work by composer Stefan Smulovitz, where the conductors were all geographically elsewhere.

December 1, 2009 0
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HOMELESS THEATER – Vancouver’s Theatre for Living

Headlines Theatre in Vancouver presents a challenging debate using both Forum and Legislative Theater techniques as well as live, interactive webcasting in their play, “after homelessness…”

November 30, 2009 0
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CIGARETTE GIRL – A Deconstruction

Gorgeous film of a woman smoking a cigarette from the early 60s.
I have deconstructed and reassembled some stills to study the movement, color and quality of the film.

November 29, 2009 1
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C.W. STONEKING – “Jungle Blues”

Hailing from The Reverend Beat-Man’s Swedish VooDoo Rhythm label, C.W. Stoneking stands alone as a possible reincarnation of both Delta blues singer and Vaudevillian entertainer. My only question is, why aren’t there 600 bands playing copycat yet?

November 29, 2009 0
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SASHA GREY & CURRENT 93 – Sex and Magick

Legendary porn star Sasha Grey and legendary musician David Tibet (Current 93) team up in one of the most unexpected pairings in pop culture. PLUS LINK TO CURRENT 93 TRACK ON NPR!

November 28, 2009 0
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MARTIN BACK & PHIL MANTIONE – Atmosphere Evolute

Atmosphere Evo-Lute is a continually evolving sound installation that uses atmospheric weather data as the impetus for a weeks long musical work. As the show runs over the course of three weeks, every encounter with the piece will be subtly different as it shifts and grows with the weather conditions of Santa Fe.

November 28, 2009 0
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LA VIE DES DAMES GALANTES – French Spanking Novel cir.1665

1901 translation of a 1665 French novel titled “La Vie des Dames Galantes” (The Lives Of The Gallant Ladies) which delves heavily into spanking and other BDSM territory.

November 28, 2009 0
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LEIGHTON PIERCE – The Back Steps

In The Back Steps, Pierce holds captive two little girls inside a twist of time, both in constant departure…

November 28, 2009 0
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THE CINNAMON BEAR – Lost X-mas Classic

Download all 26 Old Time Radio episodes of this lost Christmas classic! It takes a bit of The Wizard of Oz and splices it with The Bluebird of Happiness then foreshadows H.R. Pufnstuf, all in 26, 15 minute cliffhanger installments intended to be heard between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

November 28, 2009 0
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BERT WILLIAMS – Nobody

“NOBODY” – 1906 Cylinder Recording – “The funniest man I ever saw and the saddest man I ever knew.” – W.C. Fields

November 28, 2009 0
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HERMANN NITSCH – Des Orgien Mysterien Theaters

Notorious Vienna Actionist, Hermann Nitsch, creates carefully choreographed performance art in his DES ORGIEN MYSTERIEN THEATER…

November 28, 2009 1
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ALEISTER CROWLEY – A Cylinder Recording

ALEISTER CROWLEY reciting THE PENTAGRAM – cir.1910 from a cylinder recording.

November 28, 2009 4
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JOHN O’REILLY

“There’s an element of gay culture that only wants to look at and glorify beautiful men, but I’m much more interested in presenting a realistic image of the male body”

November 28, 2009 0