Jutta Koether and Tony Conrad
STOCKHOLM 8 APRIL 2011 AT 18.15
Jutta Koether, Vernissagen på Moderna Museet 2011. Foto: Albin Dahlström/Moderna MuseetJutta Koether returns to The Thirst at Moderna Museet, this time in the company of the experimental film-maker, video artist and musician Tony Conrad. Together, they will do a unique performance in the exhibition room. As a comment on the installation Berliner Schlüssel, Koether and Conrad will explore the installation together from above, and let their respective instruments meet.
Tony Conrad, 1996 Foto: Bettina Herzner
is a Brooklyn- and Buffalo-based artist, musician/composer, and filmmaker. He was involved in the early development of underground cinema and minimal music. He is widely known for his 1966 film The Flicker, which is one of the key early works of structuralist film, and for his minimalist violin playing, both in collaboration with John Cale and La Monte Young and on Outside the Dream Syndicate, his 1972 record with the German krautrock group Faust. He has composed more than a dozen works using special scales derived from the harmonic series, and he frequently performs on violin and other instruments. On Saturday, 9 April, at 14:Tony Conrad will discuss his artistic workJutta Koether
has belonged to the alternative arts scene for many years and has inspired artists in both Europe and the USA. Her interdisciplinary practice includes painting, music, poetry, film and performance. Jutta Koether works in New York and Berlin and is a professor at the Hochschule für bildende Künste (HfbK) in Hamburg. Jutta Koether is inspired by artists and intellectuals who have created an alternative to mainstream culture, including the underground filmmaker Kenneth Anger and the musician Patti Smith. Koether has also collaborated with Tom Verlaine (Television) and Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore (both from Sonic Youth).