News Update | April 2010

April 12 2010 at 8:30pm, at Roulette, 20 Green Street, NY

A screening with music of the two parts of a new video project, Remo Osaka, a commission to make a new addition to the project “The Movement of People Working”, the first addition in exactly 20 years. This is the New York premier.

Plus: A live set from material recorded in Japan in November 2009
Live video: Katherine Liberovskaya; live sound collage: Phill Niblock
Thanks to Jim Staley of Roulette for making this possible on such short notice.
The World premier of Remo Osaka 1 and 2, was February 26 2010, at Remo in Osaka.
February 26-28 – Phill Niblock [The Movement of People Working] Live Performance + Exhibition

“After making three events for them since 2001, the people of Remo Osaka invited me to come to Osaka and make a new video of the Movement of People Working, a project which I stopped filming / videoing in 1991. And by golly, it is fun, and I am doing it.”
Two videos, November 2009 and February 2010, with music by PN
Dates: 26- 28 February, 2010, performance: 19:00- 21:00 on the 26th
Exhibition: 13:00- 20:00 (close at 17:00 on 28th), all three days
Venue: remo, Coop Kitakagaya
5-4-12 Kitakagaya, Suminoe-ku, Osaka, 559-0011, Japan

In the end, I shot and edited and color corrected video for four days, then showed the new video (1:42) plus the one from November 2009 (1:13), in a double screen installation on the 5th, 6th, and 7th days. Plus there was a concert on the 5th day, with those videos and older film / video from 1988. Remo constructed a new, pure white, flat screen / wall, for the occasion.

This event is in memory of Jens Röhm of the Nelly Boyd Ensemble of Hamburg
i‘ll play “Tow by Tom” with the Nelly Boyd Ensemble and Trio Scordatura and “Sea Jelly Yellow” with David Kant playing tenor saxophone live
A radio program broadcast and on the web, prepared by Isaac Diego Garcia, in Madrid, Spain, and in the Spanish language. The broadcast and webcast were on March 19 2010.
A radio feature on Phill Niblock, with two pieces of music, and commentary (Poure and Hurdy Hurry).

Radio Clasica –
It is archived here –