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events > Wednesday 5th December 6-9pm

Music, Video, Art

Perth Town Hall Main Hall, $8/$5 +bf Book Tickets for Music Video Art

This night is aimed at Perth Musicians, Artists, Photographers, Film Makers, Graphers, Event Co-ordinators, Web Designers and people who want to raise the bar on the artistic output of Perth.

With the Perth music scene getting so much attention, it’s time for the film and art scene to step into the same limelight. ‘Music Video Art’ will be a night of screenings and discussion into the collaboration between Perth artist from different fields, and creating large scale projects that break new ground.

Help us plug MusicVideoArt:

The night will kick off with a screening of some great Peth music videos, and films where music meets image for heightened sensation.

There will then be a panel discussion from members of the Perth Music, Film, and Art scene about the issues surrounding creating great pieces of work that involve the collaboration of different artists.

Hosted by Mat de Koning (Trop Fest Finalist, Rev 8 Winner, Videos for Sex Panther, Screw Top Detonators, Will Stoker)

Planet Video
Perth Youth Advisory Council
StarSurf - Owned by Surfers
Disk Bank CD and DVD duplication

The Panel Discussion will include:

Mat de Koning will then be programming some of his favourite music videos from across the Globe. With behind the scenes looks at the collaboration between Musicians and Directors and where some of the Greatest Directors take inspiration and influence from.

A fully Licensed Event, the night will be set in the great ambience of the Perth Town Hall and is sure to send you off inspired!

Mat De Koning

At age 16 Mat de Koning made his first independently produced skate film. Since leaving high school he has gone on to collaborate with many West Australian Artist, Musicians, Skateboarders and Actors to create a distinguished body of Shorts, Doco’s, Music Video’s, Skate Films and Experimental Projects.

In 2008 Mat enters his final Year of filming for his feature Length Rocumentary, ‘Meal Tickets’. With over 300 hours of footage shot so far, the film will be a visually explosive and in depth look at Art, Music, Love, Friendship and Rivalry between Several Artist chasing the dream.

Mat de Koning is a huge supporter of Projects that involve the Collaboration between artists from different fields. Come done to ‘Music Video Art’ on Wed the 5th December to get inspired about creating massive projects that lift the bar on the artistic output of Perth!

Event: Music Video Art Panel - Wednesday 5th December 6-9pm
Status: Confirmed.

Peter Kirn (US) is a media artist, visualist, composer, writer, and teacher. He is the creator and editor of and, sites for digital technologists, and runs Create Digital Media. These communities embrace a new wave of live performance technology, including DIY controllers and custom software, hacked and repurposed games and mobile devices, and visual instruments
and experimental motion graphics.

He is also a contributor to Macworld, Make, Keyboard, and other publications, and author of Real World Digital Audio (Peachpit Press). He has been a Digital Fellow at Dance Theater Workshop, a resident at the Corporation of Yaddo, and presented work at festivals including the Boston CyberArts Festival / Ideas in Motion. He regularly teaches media and technology.

Peter is completing a PhD in music composition at the City University
of New York Graduate Center with a research emphasis on expressive
technologies and visualizing music in virtual space.

Event: Music Video Art Panel - Wednesday 5th December 6-9pm; Plug n Play Thurs 6th Dec 9pm-midnight, and documenting throughout the event. Hanging out in the Interface - ask him about all of the above!
Status: Confirmed.

Peter Kirn

Joe McKee

Snowman has undoubtedly gained the reputation as one of this Countries most Prolific Bands. With multiple national tours, Numerous Industry Awards and a Mind Blowing live show, Snowman is a band with great integrity for presenting their art. The 3 videos off their debut self titled album (directed by Steve McCallum) have turned heads across the country. Now Collaborating with artist Matt Doust on the artwork for their second album, Snowman member Joe McKee is a musician who knows how to collaborate with other artist from different fields.

Event: Music Video Art Panel - Wednesday 5th December 6-9pm
Status: Confirmed.

Steve McCallum

Winner of the 2007 W.A.M.I. and 2007 W.A.S.A. for ‘Best Music Video’, Steve McCallum has gained a great reputation for being an outstanding video director. Getting the green Light from over East record companies, Steve’s video’s for bands such as The Silents, Red Jezabel and Snowman have played a huge role in boosting these bands national success. With copious amounts of hits on Myspace, and continuous rotation on Rage, Steve is a man worth listening to about getting your art noticed.

Event: Music Video Art Panel - Wednesday 5th December 6-9pm
Status: Confirmed.

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