1977 was the year I was born, but also it was the year when “officially” punk movement exploded. And even though I was never involved in the punk scene in my youth (I always felt closer to electronic, noise, gothic rock, post-punk, etc.), I always felt connected with the attitude implicit in punk, but also fascinated by its iconic aesthetic.
When I was asked to make a video about the 70’s, I decided to create my own homage to punk. Not to recreate its aesthetic but to visualize the foot-print that it left on me somehow. My idea was to create a kind of current vision of punk, but distorted through the passage of time, like if we would be seeing the echoes of a culture that (indeed) never died.
For this project I counted with the great collaboration of the sound design studio Sonic Bat (aka XZICD). I commented him my concept and purpose of this video (a video piece to be shown at art environments), requesting him to create something inspired by punk. Sonic Bat nailed it! And later on I used his composition not only as inspiration, but also like a trigger for certain audio-reactive components of this video.
The video was premiered October 31, 2015 at Glitch - VJ Art Pop Up Exhibition at Bau Bau - Gallery For Comtemporary Art Leipzig - Germany.
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