Text of Light The Text of Light group was formed in 1999 with the idea to perform improvised music to the films of Stan Brakhage and other members of the American Cinema avante garde of the 1950s-60s (Brakhage’s film ‘Text of Light’ was the premiere performance and namesake of the group). The original premise was [...]
This short film by Steven Andrew Garcia was shot March 10, 2010 at the Cinefamily Silent Movie Theatre in LA over the course of 2 sets by Text of Light, which for these shows was Ulrich Krieger, Alan Licht, Lee Ranaldo. Another clip, found on the web, from the same shows, originally uploaded by [...]
Here’s a recent presskit with some notes and bios and press clippings/commentary/photos that we’ve compiled.
Text of Light at ‘Soundplay’ in Toronto at the Latvian House, October 27, 2007. Shot by JoL Thomson. A 12 minute version of this video toured in Sonic Youth’s Museum Show, “Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix” which began in the summer of 2008. Below is a shorter 6 minute version.