Phill Niblock: Nothing but working - A Retrospective

Phill Niblock: Nothing but working - A Retrospective
Author: Mathieu Copeland (Ed.)
Publisher: Mathieu Copeland Presents; Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König
Language: English
Pages: 112
Size: 22 x 20.5 cm
Weight: 450 g
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9783753304175
Availability: In stock
Price: €30.00
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One of the great experimental composers of our time, Phill Niblock has during his sixty-year career produced minimalist music, structural cinema, dance performance, improvised theatre, systematic art, and ethnographic photography.

Since 1985, Niblock has served as director of Experimental Intermedia, a foundation for avant-garde music based in New York, and curator of the foundation’s record label XI.

This catalogue is devoted to Niblock’s wide intermedia art, including his masterpieces the Six Films (1966-69), the Environments (1968-72) and The Movement of People Working (1973-91).

A thorough publication that includes Charles Mingus, Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, Elaine Summers, Yoko Ono, Sun Ra, The Open Theatre, Muna Tseng and Arthur Russell.

Published on occasion of the exhibition ‘Nothin’ But Working, Phill Niblock, A Retrospective’, 30 Jan – 12 May 2013, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, in partnership with Circuit (Contemporary Art Centre Lausanne).

The artist received the John Cage Award in 2014.