Artist Chris King leads a live demonstration of early media art and video synthesis technologies, working with a selection of different techniques used by the Vasulkas and other video artists during the 1970s and 80s.
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London-based artist Chris King uses electronic video and audio synthesis techniques to perform live visual music. A collector and archivist of early media art periodicals, he also teaches workshops on video techniques and the history of electronic intermedia and visual music practice. His blog, Video Circuits, explores early abstract and synthetic image making practices such as video synthesis, experimental animation, graphic scores and DIY television.
Image: Steina, Orbital Obsessions, 1975-77; revised 1988. Still from video, 24:13 min. Courtesy the artist and Vasulka Chamber, The National Gallery of Iceland.