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Tony Conrad

Tony Conrad at the DeStijl/Freedom From Festival in Minneapolis-Saint Paul in October 2003.
Born Anthony Schmalz Conrad[1]
(1940-03-07)March 7, 1940
Concord, New Hampshire, U.S.[1]
Died April 9, 2016(2016-04-09) (aged 76)
Cheektowaga, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
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.
Tony Conrad
But picketing – picketing for or against something, and handing out literature – these are conspicuously formal actions. They have to be understood as indirect communication.
Tony Conrad