Clipped Diction

     |    Friday April 20th, 2012

It’s almost a platitude to say that No Wave director Amos Poe rocks with his  camera like musicians do with their axes. His filmography includes not only neo-noir featuring the likes of Deborah Harry and John Lurie, experimental films with stellar soundtracks and music docs like “Blank Generation”, “Night Lunch” and “Steve Earle: Just an 

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New York No Wave Cinema and Music Revisited in Berlin

     |    Thursday June 2nd, 2011

On June 4th and 5th, Berlin’s Hebbel am Ufer (HAU) theater will host a retrospective of films that were produced in the late 1970s and early 1980s in New York City. Known loosely under the term “No Wave” (coined as a reaction to the use of the term “new wave” describing the post-punk, avantrock music 

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Original inspiration of Poe’s EMPIRE II – Warhol’s “Empire” playing Club Transmediale

     |    Sunday January 31st, 2010

Watch the inspiration of Amos Poe’s Warhol homage EMPIRE II at Club Transmediale: “Groupshow presents an 8-hour performance with Andy Warhol’s film ‘Empire’, a marathon event which dissolves into a hybrid of audiovisual installation and concert. Here, improvisation as a process-based art form meets a cinematic study of time unfolding. The single-shot recording of New 

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