New Musical Express : 23 July 1983


PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A CONSUMER

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SINAN

FILMS
Marat/Sade - Brook
Repulsion - Polanski
Seven Samurai - Kurosawa
The films of Hitchcock and Resnais
Dr. Strangelove, Clockwork Orange, 2001 - Kubrick

MUSIC
Associates
New Order
Siouxsie & The Banshees
Grace Jones
Japanese Bunraku & Buddhist Chanting
Indonesian Gamelan music
Arabic, Tibetan, Australian aboriginal, Pygmy, American Indian rhythms and chants.
Mongolian and Chinese walling.

WRITERS
Sylvia Plath
Jorge Luis Borges
James Joyce
Yukio Mishima
Virginia Woolf
J. G. Ballard
Samuel Beckett
Franz Kafka

LIKES
The Munsters
Monty Python
Peter Cook
Get Smart

GRAEME

SOUNDS
Neu!
Can
Cluster
Harmonia
Kraftwerk
PiL
Harry Partch (who made all his own instruments out of found objects)
Liaisons Dangereuses
The same ethnik music as Sinan

FILMS
Eraserhead - Lynch
Kwaidan/Woman of the Snows - Kobayashi
All the films of:
Fritz Lang
Tarkovski
Buñuel
Syberberg
Shroeter

AREAS OF RESEARCH
Artificial Intelligence
Philosophy
Psychophysics of Sound and Image
Psychopathlogy
Forensic Science
Medical Experimentation

DISLIKES
Competition
Imitation
Nostalgia
Plagiarism
Cynicism/Parody (too easy)
Advertising
The amerikan idea of "Culture" 


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