Pacific 231 / Lt. Caramel Live Concert and Seminar at Beirut Art Center

Pacific 231 / Lt. Caramel Live Concert at Beirut Art Center.

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 29, 2012 at 8 pm
Because February 29 happens only once every four years, Beirut Art Center is bringing you a special program involving two pioneers of industrial and electronic music.

The show will include 2 solo electronic sets by both Pacific 231 and Lt. Caramel


Seminars by Philippe Blanchard & Pierre Jolivet 
SATURDAY MARCH 3, 2012 at 4 pm
Language: English
Free Entry

Beirut Art Center is pleased to present two seminars by industrial music pioneers Philippe Blanchard and Pierre Jolivet:

Philippe Blanchard: 
Art of sound, from Luigi Russolo to the symbiotic Musician
A presentation.
Pierre Jolivet 
Altitude: Hydrophonic Exploration at Titicaca, Peru
A presentation.

As part of its aim to promote contemporary art and cultural practice in Lebanon, Beirut Art Center organises an educational program that includes guided visits, educational worksheets for exhibtions, workshops and seminars.
Pacific 231 is a project by Pierre Jolivet. It came into existence in the early 1980s and belonged to the first wave of industrial groups. Early albums were released by Le Syndicat, Cause And Effect, and Bunker Records. Invaluable assistance in due time was given by Psyclones with whom Pierre recorded a couple of albums under the Psy 231 moniker, and released on their label Ladd-Frith. Other notable releases include Palestine in collaboration with Rapoon and Cthulhu Revisited with Vox Populi! on Monochrome Vision. Since 2010, he has become a jury member for the prestigious Luigi Russolo Award.

Lieutenant Caramel, aka Philippe Blanchard composes his music in his personal Studio Acteon/Studio Forum in Annecy. He is the founding member of ‘Noise of Snow Festival’ in Annecy. He defines himself as a hunter of sounds, and collects the resonant matters from his different journeys (Syria, Iran, Roma, Venice, Madrid, Samarkand or Madrid). He has won awards from several international competition: GMEB in Bourges, the Luigi Russolo prize in Italy, La Muse in Circuit (Mauricio Kagel prize), CIMES-FICS in Prague. He received the Radio France International award “Hunters of sounds” in 2000 for “Captain Cook”. Since 2010, he organizes the Luigi Russolo Award.


Seminar Language: English
Because of limited seating, it is advised to book in advance for both events by calling us on 01 397 018.
Reserved seats will be held until 15 minutes before the event begins.


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