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Tony Conrad Revelations

Wednesday 13th July / presented by Caitlin Nienaber

Back in April, the world lost a true artist.

Musician, filmmaker and visual artist Tony Conrad was a central figure in the US avant-garde since the 70s.

He made art that was challenging and sometimes inaccessible but it was always fun and had a sense of humour.

Since the 90s, filmmaker Tyler Hubby has followed Conrad and managed to capture a stunning portrait of him before he passed away.

Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present is screening at Gimme Some Truth as part of the Revelation Perth International Film Festival this week.

Caitlin Nienaber caught up with Tyler and asked him how he first came across Tony Conrad’s work.

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