Tony Conrad at the DeStijl/Freedom From Festival in Minneapolis-Saint Paul in October 2003.
|Born||Anthony Schmalz Conrad
(1940-03-07)March 7, 1940
Concord, New Hampshire, U.S.
|Died||April 9, 2016(2016-04-09) (aged 76)
Cheektowaga, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
|Occupation||Filmmaker, musician, composer|
People aren’t used to thinking of cultural forms spreading out across the full range of formal interactions – or what is called the ‘text’ in literary terms.
But picketing – picketing for or against something, and handing out literature – these are conspicuously formal actions. They have to be understood as indirect communication.