Sunday Sessions: Celebrating Kraftwerk: Greg Wilson

Sunday Sessions: Celebrating Kraftwerk: Greg Wilson MoMA PS1
Sonntag, 22. April 2012

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Sonntag, 22. April 2012


22-25 Jackson Avenue
New York 11101
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Tel: +1-(718)-784-2084

4–7 PM

Celebrating Kraftwerk’s extensive influence on electronic music, MoMA PS1 invites distinguished DJs and producers to play tribute sets in the installation Kraftwerk – Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8. On four consecutive weekends, musicians explore different facets of the group’s pioneering sound that influenced musical styles as diverse as Electro-Funk, Disco, New Wave, Techno, and Hip-Hop.

Greg Wilson is regarded as one of the most important figures on the UK dance scene where he was instrumental in introducing new electronic, post-disco records coming out of New York in the early 1980s. The sound, he dubbed ‘Electro-Funk’, was in return profoundly influenced by the German electro-pioneers Kraftwerk.

TICKETS ($10 in advance, $15 at the door)
Tickets can be purchased HERE until 12 PM, Sunday, April 22.

ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 presents Photographs Not Taken
2–4 PM

Join ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 for a panel discussion and book signing for Photographs Not Taken, a fascinating collection of photographers’ essays about failed attempts to make a picture. Editor Will Steacy asked more than 60 photographers to abandon the conventional tools needed to make a photograph and instead make one using words. In each essay, the photograph has been stripped down to its barest and most primitive form: the idea behind it. Panelists include contributors Nina Berman, Gregory Halpern, Amy Stein, and editor Will Steacy, and the event is moderated by Daylight Publishing cofounders Taj Forer and Michael Itkoff.

Launch of Paper Monument’s Draw it With Your Eyes Closed
3–4 PM

Join us for a participatory program of art assignments, plus readings and revelry in celebration of this „mischievous and nourishing“ (Dwight Garner, New York Times) new book.
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