Shinya Tsukamoto’s cyberpunk body horror cult classic of metal fetishism and mechanical transformation with original live rescore. Co-presented by the Media Arts & Culture Department (MAC), Vidiots Foundation, and the Oxy Student Film Club. (Content Warning: Graphic Violence and Strobe Effects)
Featuring a live rescore by electronic musicians/composers Lauren Bousfield and Naomi Mitchell.
Lauren Bousfield is an LA-based pianist and composer. She writes music for video games, television and film. Her music has been described as a hyperkinetic and symphonic take on experimental electronic music, juxtaposing sound design with traditional arrangements. She’s worked with composer Hans Zimmer’s production company, Remote Control Productions and currently writes music for television.
Naomi Mitchell is a designer, builder, user, and educator of modular synthesizers who runs the company omiindustriies and performs music as Panic Hardware. Her musical work using modular synthesizers focuses on rhythm, texture, and randomness. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles.
FLESH + METAL: Cult Films with Techno-Bodies is made possible by the generous support of the Mellon Arts and Technology Grant.