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The Occular Harpsicord

story © Michael Betancourt | published November 26, 2005 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Maarten Franssen has an exhaustive, fascinating history of Jesuit Father Castel's color organ. [in .PDF]






 
'Abstraction Now' Catalog

story © Michael Betancourt | published November 12, 2005 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Abstraction Now a German video exhibition has posted their entire (and somewhat pricey) catalog on line as a .pdf. Interesting read.






 
Christian Hogue's Abstract Visual Music

story © Michael Betancourt | published October 25, 2005 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

The Brittish show Mix Masters has a video of spiro/nano/dietoms by Christian Hogue, sound by Jesper Norda.






 
Read the First Light Catalog

story © Michael Betancourt | published September 20, 2005 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Robert Haller's First Light exhibition catalog is on-line with lots of good writing about abstract film. The book is available here.






 
Visual Music from Iota

story © Michael Betancourt | published September 14, 2005 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Last year the Iota Center decided to produce the first volume of work from members of the iota list as a DVD compilation. Visual Music from Iota, volume one is an anthology showcasing the variety and complexity of approaches and techniques being employed by artists working with visual music and abstraction.

It's available from the iota store.




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