Tony Conrad at ISSUE Project Room - July 2, 2013

Tony Conrad performs a solo improvisation on violin in anticipation of ISSUE Project Room's "Ten Years Alive on the Infinite Plain" anniversary festival. Shot by Damian Calvo.

Polymath Tony Conrad is known by many names: composer, filmmaker, video artist, media activist, writer, and educator. Associated with the founding of minimal music and underground film, he is well known for his pivotal role in the formation of the Velvet Underground and The Dream Syndicate, as well as his 1966 film masterwork The Flicker. He performs and exhibits widely internationally, the present decade has seen a series of releases and exhibitions confirming his indefatigable creative legacy. Conrad is a founding member of the ISSUE Project Room Board.