“Their sonic soundscapes fit Brakhage’s films with a well-seasoned and well-placed stew of restrained, yet occasionally explosive results.” —DMG Review
The Walker Art Center presents a mesmerizing evening of sound and image featuring the improv supergroup
Text of Light
paying tribute to the work of the late American experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage (1933-2003) at 8 pm Saturday, February 7, in the Auditorium. Explosive jazz drummer William Hooker and Sonic Youth’s guitarist Lee Ranaldo are joined by New York City turntablist Marina Rosenfeld, guitarist Alan Licht, and Berlin-based saxophonist Ulrich Krieger for a live musical homage to Brakhage’s 1974 film Text of Light. The experimental film focuses on light refracted and pulsing through a crystal ashtray.
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