Tony Conrad

Tony Conrad (born 1940 in Concord, USA) is a video artist, experimental filmmaker, avant-garde musician/composer, sound artist, teacher and writer. Notable works include film The Flicker (1966) which consists on a succession of black & white frames and the Yellow Movies (1970's) a series of abstract paintings changing over time. Along with John Cale, Angus MacLise, La Monte Young, and Marian Zazeela, Conrad was an early member of the Theater of Eternal Music. His most notorious musical work is a 1972 collaboration with Krautrock band Faust, Outside the Dream Syndicate. Conrad continues to teach at the Department of Media Study at University at Buffalo.
Tony Conrad - Tonic 19-01-2001 (vinyl LP)
Black Truffle
A major archival discovery: a stunning document of the only performance by the trio of Tony Conrad, Arnold Dreyblatt and Jim O'Rourke.
Tony Conrad - Two Degrees of Separation / Über zwei Ecken
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
A compact monograph containing gathering a visual documentation, two essays and a conversation with Tony Conrad, whose multi-faceted contributions since the 1960's have influenced and redefined music, filmmaking, minimalism, performance, video and conceptual art.

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