Leeds' (and the north of England's) premier AV pioneers looknlisten are heading Back to Cool (sorry) with a grafiti styled event for early September.
First up is a return to their residency at the reform bar on 2nd
september, featuring a massive range of graffiti influenced visuals,
inspired by the recent rumba caracas graffiti jam. The night kicks off
with a selection of classic films charting the history of graffiti and
it’s various cultures and styles. Reflecting the strong links between
graff and music, they will be breaking out some choice graff influenced
music videos, including the awesome mark ronsons version
of just (see below), with the dancing graffiti video.
On top of this, as if to prove they've not been idle all summer, visuals from dave lynch
and 273 curse make use of footage shot during the doodle sessions in
the green room at moorfest, and the full on piece work at the recent
graffiti jam. all chopped up and reassembled to accompany dj airplays
hip hop selection.
it's nearly the end of the month, which means it's nearly the first sunday of next month, and time for another lookandlisten, the leeds live av night
this time out its war, with an evening of themed muzak and visuals
loosely themed around war, or more likely how it’s a bit of a wrong do including cal.tv's john lennon george bush mashioke Imagine This (cork film festival winner, below)
Legendary techno DJ Jeff Mills 2005 accompaniment of Buster Keaton's classic The Three Ages is one of the highlights offered by Leeds AV Group lookandlisten during the Leeds Film Festival. Other events include their residency at the Reform bar, Sundaze Synerma's live remix of
Sylvain Chomet's Belleville Rendezvous and Fire Shepherds, the fan-generated album of music videos from Ninja Tune's Loka.