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A large number of CRT televisions are positioned in a circle, a bright, blurred light is emitted from the screens.
Replay Marclay, photograph courtesy of Nolan Bradbury Photography


Replay Marclay

Nov 15 - Feb 3 2008

Developed by the Cité de la Musique in Paris, Replay Christian Marclay is the first major exhibition presented in Australia celebrating the work of the New York-based contemporary moving image artist, and is the first solo exhibition to be staged in ACMI's Screen Gallery. Christian Marclay's work draws from a range of influences, from his early days in punk rock in the 1970s to the tradition of influential avant-garde artists such as John Cage, Laurie Anderson and the Fluxus Group.

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  • Featuring spectacular large scale projections and dramatic sound, Replay Christian Marclay is the first ever solo exhibition held in the Screen Gallery at ACMI. 

    Marclay's work explores the overlapping of realms of image and sound through video, film, sculpture, photography, installation, collage, music and DJ performances. His practice combines a sharp pop culture sensibility with the traditions of avant-garde artists including John Cage, Laurie Anderson and the Fluxus group.

    Music like you've never seen before and art like you've never heard before.
    - Interview Magazine on Christian Marclay

    American artist Christian Marclay turned to video in the 1980s. His work has featured in two Venice Biennales and in major exhibitions at the Tate, Pompidou and Guggenheim Museums. As a musician and DJ, he has collaborated with groups as diverse as Sonic Youth and the Kronos Quartet.

    Exhibition conceived by the Cité de la Musique, Paris Replay Christian Marclay is possible thanks to Christian Marclay, the owners of the artworks and the Cité de la Musique, Paris.

    Curated by Emma Lavigne, Cité de la Musique, Paris.