In its constant and ever-renewing explorations of the detritus of electronic transmission-noise, interference, static and the pixel, the work of Scott Arford (b. 1967) hovers at the extreme thresholds between the concrete and the abstract. His audio work and performances push sound for beyond the realms of music towards conditions of pure force and visceral experience while his video work invasively explorations of electronic data. Ascott Arford is one of the leading figures of new media arts in the San Francisco Bay Area. His projects include numerous solo audio / video performances, installations, and recordings.
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