In conjunction with the printed Gallery Guide that will be on hand for visitors to our Other Voices, Other Rooms exhibition, from time to time we'll be posting written or spoken takes on Andy Warhol in a blog area we're calling More Voices. In this latest entry to the series, Columbus musician and artist Zachary Allan Starkey discusses Warhol's influence on his life and art.
While we would certainly like to remind you about the fact that Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips will be performing 13 Most Beautiful...Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Testslive and in the flesh at the Wexner Center on November 20, we most certainly also want to let you know that the dvd of the same said Screen Tests is being released by Plexifilm, the fantastic dvd label and film production company co-founded by Gary Hustwit, who was most recently at the Wexner Center with his directorial debut, Helvetica. This is the first ever authorized dvd release of Andy Warhol's films, and no small feat that. You can buy tickets to the show here, and check out the dvd here. To prepare you for both, here's a great trailer Plexifilm put together for the dvd release:
Nice to see two recent visitors to the Wexner Center, the folks from Old Trout Puppet Workshop and Feist (both hailing from Calgary), recently pooled their collective talents for a video for Feist's "Honey Honey." Old Trout delighted crowds with their Famous Puppet Death Scenes last year, as did Feist, to a packed Mershon Auditorium. Have a look: