Curator Talk: The Occult Roots of MTV

Image Credit: Still from Cerith Wyn Evans & John Maybury, Psychic TV: Unclean, 1984. Courtesy the artists and LUX

Plymouth College of Art Leature Theatre

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Wednesday 19 October 2016
17:30-19:30
Booking recommended
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In this talk and subsequent discussion, William Fowler, Curator of Artists’ Moving Image at the BFI National Archive, considers the impact of the vibrant, provocative work of the 1980s on the burgeoning pop video world and its most distinctive and visible of platforms: MTV. Free event.

Part of This is Now: Film and Video After Punk exhibition and events at The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art. www.plymouthart.ac.uk/latest/calendar/this-is-now-film-and-video-after-punk-exhibition

This is Now: Film and Video After Punk is a major touring project presented by LUX and the BFI National Archive. The UK tour has been developed with the support of the BFI, awarding funds from The National Lottery. A selection of screenings from the full programme will be shown each week during the exhibition.

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