Wrap Around The World @ Nam June Paik. 1988

Publié le par Olivier Lussac

1988, 47 min, color, sound
This spectacular satellite link-up, coordinated by Paik, connected the United States, Brazil, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan and numerous other countries. David Bowie performs with La, La, La, Human Steps, and carries out a conversation via satellite with Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, who also performs. There are also appearances by Merce Cunningham, the Viennese Art Orchestra, a game of elephant soccer in Thailand and a car race in Ireland. The whole event is held together by Paik's video graphics, which includes one of his stacked television sculptures.
A Production of WNET/USA and KBS/Korea, in association with NDR/WDR/Germany; ORF/Austria; GloboTV/Brazil; Gosteleradio/USSR; CCTV/China; RAI/Italy; TV Asahi/Japan; April Media/Israel; RTE/Dublin, and Nam June Paik Video Design. Editor of single-channel version: Skip Blumberg.

Publié dans Art vidéo - cinéma

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