Previously at the ICA - Films
6 Sep 2007 – 8 Sep 2007
with versions of Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Oliver Laric creates a new instrumental cover version and video of the Red Hot Chili Peppers song, composed entirely from video clips of amateur renditions found on video-sharing websites. The film reconstructs the song note by note, as an ever-multiplying audiovisual collage.
"The great thing is how many amateur versions of Under the Bridge exist. I found more than 50 just by doing a quick search on Youtube. Maybe that's a new measure of cultural significance, as opposed to sales and downloads."