22 Mar 2006
SHOWstudio Transmission - Peter Saville's Estate 
From SHOWstudio.com:

"'Estate' was a major solo exhibition by Peter Saville at the internationally renowned Swiss Migros Museum in Zürich. A film shown here in four chapters captures the exhibition itself, and Saville discussing aspects of the installation and background with film-maker Marcus Werner Hed, who captured and directed the dual aspects of the split screen footage."

'Estate' ran at the Migros Museum, Zürich from 12 November 2005 to 8 January 2006.

Thanks to Paul Barnes.


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In the grey days of late 1970s post-punk Manchester, youth culture was a serious affair: every musical performance was measured mostly by the conviction of its delivery. The term 'New Wave' opened up free vistas where acquired skills could once again be exercised after punk's monochrome blur. It could be applied to anything from a James 'Blood' Ulmer record to the latest Throbbing Gristle release, Magazine to Swell Maps. Move outside that terrain into Sun Ra, Parliament, Frank Sinatra and Martin Denny, and your options were suddenly without limit...

Then came Tony Wilson's Factory Club (at the Russell Club in Hulme) offering an open invitation to experiment that was taken up when Ken Hollings, Howard Walmsley, Eddie Sherwood and a few others decided to make some noise to accompany their 16mm silent epic Biting Tongues. A further performance followed a few weeks later, when Colin Seddon and Graham Massey disbanded their Post Natals project and joined up. The film itself, a flashing series of negative images, became a memory; the name remained.

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