Wiencouver IV

Artist-in-residence. Live sound and image (telecommunications) exchange between Vancouver and Vienna, with Hank Bull, Bill Bartlett, Mona Hatoum, David Kelln. Live music by Trevor Arntzen, GX Juppiter Larsen and Bolero Lava. Organized in Vienna by BLIX.

Special Production. A document of a live exchange of telephone music and slow scan video between Vienna and Vancouver. Organized during Robert Adrian’s artist-in-residence, it featured live bands, performance art, computer graphics and a recreation of Joseph Beuys crashing his Stuka dive-bomber in 1943. Robert Adrian is a Canadian artist who lives in Vienna.

Following this event, Robert Adrian and Heidi Grundmann produced a book entitled Art + Telecommunications that documents exchanged from 1979 to 1983.

Audio Recording duration: 2:41:12

Digitized audio of this event is available through the Western Front Archives upon research request.