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Life On Mars Revisited More Details From Paris

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on June 17, 2011

The wall-to-wall is calling...

We told you about the Paris premiere of film director Barney Clay's latest work, Life On Mars Revisited, last week. (06.10.2011 NEWS: LIFE ON MARS REVISITED INSTALLATION PREMIERS IN PARIS)

As we explained in aforementioned story, Life On Mars Revisited is presented across four screens simultaneously. However, we didn't realise then that the four walls were all the walls of a single room and that this remixed version of the track is played in quadraphonic sound too.

This makes David Bowie's request that the piece only be shown in galleries and museums more understandable now as it couldn't be presented in any normal setting anyway.

It also means that anyone experiencing Life On Mars Revisited is unlikely to get the same experience twice, unless they either stay motionless or have eyes in the back of their head!

Here's some stuff from the information sheet available at the presentation...

For the non-French reading among you, that information loosely translates into English thus...

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Life On Mars Revisited is a transfer from analogue to digital, altered and excreted by the emptiness of fame, adulation and self-destruction, culminating in rebirth.

Production by Captain Blyth
Music remixed by Tristan Bechet
Post production by The Mill

Quadraphonic sound mixed by Peter Buccellato at the Sound Lounge

Equipment supplied by Flame

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I'll leave you with some French types looking a bit existentialist, while getting some Bowie projected all over their visages.

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    17 June 2011
    Life On Mars Revisited More Details From Paris

    The wall-to-wall is calling...

    We told you about the Paris premiere of film director Barney Clay's latest work, Life On Mars Revisited, last week. (06.10.2011 NEWS: LIFE ON MARS REVISITED INSTALLATION PREMIERS IN PARIS)

    As we explained in aforementioned story, Life On Mars Revisited is presented across four screens simultaneously. However, we didn't realise then that the four walls were all the walls of a single room and that this remixed version of the track is played in quadraphonic sound too.

    This makes David Bowie's request that the piece only be shown in galleries and museums more understandable now as it couldn't be presented in any normal setting anyway.

    It also means that anyone experiencing Life On Mars Revisited is unlikely to get the same experience twice, unless they either stay motionless or have eyes in the back of their head!

    Here's some stuff from the information sheet available at the presentation...

    For the non-French reading among you, that information loosely translates into English thus...

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Life On Mars Revisited is a transfer from analogue to digital, altered and excreted by the emptiness of fame, adulation and self-destruction, culminating in rebirth.

    Production by Captain Blyth
    Music remixed by Tristan Bechet
    Post production by The Mill

    Quadraphonic sound mixed by Peter Buccellato at the Sound Lounge

    Equipment supplied by Flame

    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    I'll leave you with some French types looking a bit existentialist, while getting some Bowie projected all over their visages.