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ACMVs Electronic Psychedelica, Part 2

ACMV started tripping through electronically enhanced psychedelic pop music last week with very early electronic music by Tom Dissevelt & Kid Baltan, Raymond Scott and Joe Meek’s Tornados. We continue with music from the beginning of the psychedelic era from 1966 and 1967. I decided to include obvious representatives like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd because their influences were just too big to be ignored even though it might be boring for connoisseurs. There were still not so many people in 1966 and 67 who actually could afford the to that time very expensive electronic equipment, but starting 1969/70 the scene had become more diverse.

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Photographs Not Taken

Photographs Not Taken is a collection of photographers’ essays about failed attempts to make a picture.

Editor Will Steacy asked each photographer to abandon the conventional tools needed to make a photograph—camera, lens, film—and instead make a photograph using words, to capture the image (and its attendant memories) that never made it through the lens. In each essay, the photograph has been stripped down to its barest and most primitive form: the idea behind the image. Continue Reading →

Gonjasufi – The Blame (2012)

‘The Blame’ taken from the recently released MU.ZZ.LE.
More Info: http://warp.net/records/gonjasufi/muzzle-out-now
Director: Neil Krug

Mouse on Mars – Polaroyced (2012)

Listen to the whole new album “Parastrophics” here , out on February 24th on Monkeytown Records.

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Clare Gallagher | Domestic Drift

Domestic Drift is concerned with everyday life – the ordinary activities, states of mind and conditions of existence that fill time outside the moments of drama and spectacle. It examines the sense of ordinariness inherent in the repetitive, habitual work of home while trying to appreciate the experience as simultaneously mundane and precious. Continue Reading →

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Yoshi and Tamara Kametani | The Switzerland of America

The Switzerland of America (2010) challenges the notion of a true visual representation of a place. The collection of images that makes the project was taken in the state of New Jersey. Continue Reading →

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Andrew George | Unfiltered

With these portraits, I am interested in uncovering a facade of identity. It is fascinating to consider the intricate variety of traits that we as individuals choose, or unconsciously adopt, in creating the persona that appears to be our “identity.” 
 
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Kraftwerk – Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

April 10–17, 2012
MoMA New York /
The Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium, second floor

Electronic music luminaries Kraftwerk will be celebrated at Museum of Modern Art with Kraftwerk-Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8, a retrospective performed live on eight consecutive evenings.

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Saul Leiter – Retrospective

Feb 3 – April 15, 2012
Deichtorhallen Hamburg / House of Photography

»Leiter is a rare artist, one whose vision is so encompassing, so refined, so in touch with a certain lyrical undertone, that his best photographs occasionally seem literally to transcend the medium.«
Jane Livingston
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Rineke Dijkstra – A Retrospective

February 18 – May 28, 2012
SFMOMA

“In works of classical simplicity and remarkable psychological depth, Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra presents a contemporary take on the genre of portraiture. Whether adolescents, soldiers, or new mothers, Dijkstra is fascinated by people in states of significant transition. Continue Reading →