Joe Milutis
Recent Work

The Torrent

Based on a damaged BitTorrent file of Jean Rollin's erotic horror film The Night of the Hunted (1980), The Torrent translates cross-cultural file error into new narrative configuration. It has appeared in book, installation, internet, and performance incarnations.

 

 

 

R, Adieu

A multimedia essay on the rolled r and the artists who love it, and why it should perhaps be left behind. Featuring the rolled rs edited out of various archival recordings of the poetry of Raoul Hausmann, F. T. Marinetti, Christian Bok, Jaap Blonk, Ezra Pound, and Charles Bernstein.

 

 

 

Live Media Performances

I have been developing various live video, audio and text work, including: The New Swave (sampled lounge albums); Flaw (sound poem); Radios (sound poem with Danny Snelson); Airspace (new version); We Altogether Go (live remix of moon landing footage); Alo Ado (sound poem); Black White Sun (live video). I've also uploaded some noise performances I did with Kenneth Sheild in 2008.

 

 

New Writing on Sound

Various new articles and talks on sound have included "The Biography of the Sample" (in Leonardo Music Journal), an introduction to transmission arts called "Bottled" (in PAJ), and a talk on "Radio Poetics" as part of the free103point9 Radio Festival at the Ontological Theater in NYC. I have also continued to write various short pieces on sound for Film Comment; here is one on Delphine Seyrig and asynchronous sound experiments.

 

 

Paint It Black

A YouTube phantasmagoria of amateurs performing "Paint It Black," including karaoke, flamenco, piano, and glee club a cappella versions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mystic America

All the secret histories revealed! Parody of hermeneutical excess or access to the heretofore unknown depths of American pop culture?

 

 

 

 

 

Los Ladrones de Cuerpos

The Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) subtitled using William Carlos Williams' Paterson and other fragments. As part of the on-going New Jersey as an Impossible Object project. Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

 

 

 

 

About Joe Milutis

I am a media artist and writer whose interdisciplinary work includes experimental sound and radio; video works (for which I do my own music and sound design); new media; experimental narrative; theoretical writings; and various media and literature hybrids .

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