Amplified Gesture at the ICA


Samadhisound presents:

The World Premiere of Amplified Gesture, presented in association with The Wire magazine.

14th September 2009, 6.30pm
A film by Phil Hopkins
“Amplified Gesture” (run time: 55 minutes)
Directed and edited by: Phil Hopkins
Executive Producer: David Sylvian
Interviews conducted by: Nick Luscombe
Filmed 2008/2009 England, France, Austria.

The evening will include an introductory talk by composer and author David Toop, a conversation between director Phil Hopkins and DJ Nick Luscombe, playback of tracks from  David Sylvian's Manafon followed by a DJ set in the bar from The Wire Soundsystem.

Amplified Gesture is a film based upon the cast of musicians David Sylvian assembled for his new solo album Manafon. The list of contributors include Christian Fennesz, Sachiko M.,Toshimaru Nakamura, Evan Parker, Eddie Prévost, Keith Rowe, John TIlbury, Otomo Yoshihide, among others.

(Please note that David Sylvian will not be present at the event).

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