Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Video Artist: Paul B. Davis


The Creators Project: So how does one get interested in making music that involves bending the circuits of 8-bit video game cartridges?

Paul B. Davis: I went to music school—my university was a classical music conservatory—and I was doing composition and electronic music there. For my senior-year project thing I hacked a Nintendo and wanted to make an art and music cartridge out of this video game. Once I did that it seemed like fine art was a more open avenue for what I wanted to do, so I moved to Chicago to go to art school for a few years to focus on a different approach to the kind of music I wanted to make..

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