Test Dept head for the Industrial Heartlands of Britain in a series of events in June & July.
They will present the DS30 film and rare footage and video from the TD Archive, alongside the Total State Machine Book Launch.
Guest speakers, Q & A and DJ events.
No to Austerity
The Fight Goes On!
Faces of Freedom (Toxic Brand)
MP3 Austerity Free Download
Scanner/Shelley Parker Mixes and Live Video from Total State Machine Book Launch Event @ Ritzy
An evening of Industrial Agitation, Traversing the Experimental Terrain, Submerging in Bass frequencies with Test Dept, Scanner and Shelley Parker
Hedonism for Hard Times:
Fun and Games in Collapsing New Britain
Launch After Event at Vivid - http://www.vividprojects.org.uk/programme/test-dept/
DJ 's Stephen Mallinder (Cabaret Voltaire/Wrangler) and Test Dept DJ/VJ (20:00 - 02:00)
A screening of the Test Dept film DS30 at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton, London. DS30 was originally produced by Test Dept for the AV Festival 2014. The flilm is accompanied by a selection of archive material of the group on film and video and will be followed by a Q & A with founding members Graham Cunnington, Angus Farquhar and Paul Jamrozy. This event also celebrates the release of the book ‘Total State Machine’, a major historical document and visual representation of Test Dept, published by PC-Press. There will be a launch event following the screening. Scanner will be participating in the Q & A and performing at the Book Launch.
Photo © Colin Davison
"Early industrialists Test Dept have announced the release of a new book, Total State Machine, which will portray the history of the radical experimental group. The book will be launched in March 2015 via PC Press and will feature artwork, photography and documentary images along with chapters of reflections from members of Cabaret Voltaire and Laibach amongst others."
UNESCO World Heritage Zollverein
"Schönheit gibt es nur im kampf“
"There is only beauty in struggle"
A century of aesthetic violence programs (1914-2014)
11 AND 12 October 2014.
Symposium and exhibition "1914 - In the middle of Europe.”
Poster from THE STINK STILL HERE: THE MINERS’ STRIKE ON FILM
Department of Cinema Studies
New York City
Organized by the Colloquium for Unpopular Culture