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Aphex Twin + Chris Cunningham – Traffic Festival (30/06/2005) View File Chris Cunningham and later Aphex Twin performing in Torino, Italy at Traffic Festival. Includes a different version of "Monkey Drummer" by Chris Cunningham. Submitter Consul Submitted 05/19/21 Category Aphex Twin
Big fan of Cunningham's work, and would love to see information about it from across the subforums centralized here. I have several interviews scoured from the web over the years that I will post here shortly. Another Man magazine's latest issue (A/W 2014) has a new interview and notes that a new work is "on the brink of release." Their website includes this excellent playlist of selections by Cunningham. Also, to tie in with the recent Star Wars teaser, here's Cunningham's visual remix of Empire Strikes Back:
Chris Cunningham - Live at The Big Chill Festival View File Tracklist (taken from MixesDB) [00:00] Intro [06:14] Aphex Twin - Elephant Song - Rephlex - 1994 [09:00] Donna Summer - I Feel Love - Casablanca Records - 1977 [12:15] ID [13:37] The Horrors - Sheena Is A Parasite (Cunningham's Re-Edit) - Loog Records - 2006 [19:52] ID [20:29] Aphex Twin - Windowlicker - Warp Records - 1999 [27:16] Boards Of Canada - ID - Warp Records [29:58] ID [34:17] Vital Ferox (aka Al Ferox And Vitalic) - Sclerotika - (Cunningham's Star Wars Re-Edit) - Dancefloor Killers - 2001 [38:48] ID [39:22] ID [40:55] ID [43:21] ID [44:57] AFX - Afx237 V7 (Rubber Johnny) - Warp Records - 2001 Submitter Consul Submitted 06/07/19 Category Various / Compilations
"From his formative years sculpting alien heads to his recent "jaqapparatus 1" robotic performance-art installation, seminal music video director-turned-artist Chris Cunningham retraces his varied and critically acclaimed career in this personal, self-directed short. One of an elite group of directors alongside Spike Jonze, Michel Gondry and Jonathan Glazer who redefined MTV in the 1990s, Cunningham elevated the pop promo to a burgeoning art form with daring and disturbing music videos for the likes of Aphex Twin, Björk and Madonna. While his peers graduated to the big screen, Cunningham went underground, quit making promos and commercials, and spent the best part of a decade experimenting with fusions of film, music, art and technology that culminated in a string of live audio-visual performances at festivals in Japan and Europe. For "jaqapparatus 1", his first installation unveiled last month at the Audi City London high-tech concept store—a shadowy, sci-fi set involving two laser-firing robots locked in what seemed like a brutal mating ritual-cum-war—Cunningham cast two Talos motion-controlled camera rigs as his anthropomorphized protagonists. “Mounted on the robots heads are powerful lasers which they use to attack, repel and communicate with each other,” explains Cunningham, “a kind of duel, a surreal mating display which sees each machine trying to dominate the other." http://www.nowness.c...m-japapparatus1