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September's Wire Salon: Nam June Paik, Charlotte Moorman And Early Video Art-Music

Charlotte Moorman

This month, The Wire Salon pops up at London’s Cafe Oto on a Monday night with an event titled Visual Music And Sonic Images: Nam June Paik, Charlotte Moorman And Early Video Art-Music. For the event, musician and academic Holly Rogers, author of Sounding The Gallery: Video And The Rise Of Art-Music (OUP), will give a talk that examines the rise of video art through the relationship of two of its most charismatic and controversial practitioners, Korean artist Nam June Paik and US cellist Charlotte Moorman. The talk will also consider the work of other video art pioneers including Steina Vasulka, Robert Cahen and Bill Viola and will be illustrated with video and audio clips. London Cafe Oto, 2 September, 8pm, £4.

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