FOLLOW US ON: follow us in feedly
GET THE NEWSLETTER
CONTACT US
Music transcends hate: video master Kutiman does it again with ‘Thru Jerusalem’

image
 
Israeli musician, composer, producer and videographer Ophir Kutiel does his art as Kutiman. You may recognize his name from Thru-You, the hypnotically rhythmic collage of non-pro musician YouTube videos from across the globe that he made in 2009, and which scored 10 million views, sent him to the Guggenheim, and made it into Time magazine and landed him at the Guggenheim.

Welp, he’s released a new one, and it’s a burner. With sectarian and ethnic tensions in his Jerusalem birthplace at what seems a permanent high, Kutiman has given the city a similar and very necessary visiosonic treatment with the help of 15 of its Arab and Jewish musicians. Check it.
 

 
Here’s Kutiman’s mega-video-mashup from late last year Sue You...
 

 
Thanks to the great Sabbo!

Posted by Ron Nachmann
|
06.14.2011
09:52 am
|
Discussion

 

 

comments powered by Disqus