„Flowers from the Underground“

1979 Bathroom NYC → 2022 NRW Forum Düsseldorf: the Video with the the Sax-lines SAMO© and I invented.

On the occasion of the MTW Awards, the NRW Forum Düsseldorf is showing six videos as part of Flowers from the Underground. They document how actors from the field of independent music – post-punk, new wave, industrial and electronic – explored these new technical and narrative possibilities in the 1980s, creating unexpected connections between art, music and film. Video S-Bahn Berlin, music BlÄSSE „Do you love saxophone“ is part of it. The Sax-lines SAMO© and I invented in Arleen Schloss bathroom, Broome Street, while she was working in her studio, so we didn’t disturb her at work. The record I send to New York 1981 and Glenn O`Brien wrote a critic. „Lieben Sie Saxofon“ the German Titel. Vernissage, November 5.

The NRW-Forum Düsseldorf is an exhibition and event venue in Düsseldorf’s Ehrenhof with a focus on photography, pop and digital culture. It is characterised by an interdisciplinary pro-gramme that deals with current social issues in group and solo exhibitions, festivals and workshops. The initiator is the non-profit foundation imai, which is dedicated to the preservation, archiving, restoration, research, mediation and distribution of video art and media art. NRW-Forum Düsseldorf · Ehrenhof 2 · D – 40479 Düsseldorf