The Duvet Brothers Live Multiscreen Scratch Show

The Duvet Brothers toured a live multiscreen show for 3 years. We played out from three sources into as many TVs as we could get, minimum 9, maximum 25, usually 18 or 21. They were built in an architectural shape on a scaffold structure. The show consited of two sets of about 20 minutes. Later on we added a mic and digital delay and Peter performed poetry live as part of the show.


Video clips of Duvet Brothers multiscreens:

The Duvet Brothers performed multiscreens at the following venues:

Scratching for a New Texture, The Fridge, Brixton, 11 August 1984
Multiscreen visuals for the band Psycho Circus, Electric Ballroom, Nov 1984
Multiscreen visuals for the band Psycho Circus, Wag Club, Dec 1984
Miners Benefit, Cuddly Toys, Kings Cross, 23 Feb 1985
Third Eye Gallery, Glasgow, 1 June 1985
Zap Club, Brighton, 25 July 1985
Nicaraguan Benefit, Boston Arms, 28/29 July 1985
Sputnik Cinema, Berlin, 1-5 October 1985
International Youth Media Festival, Milky Way Club, Amsterdam, 9 Nov 1985
Zap Club, Brighton, 14 Nov 1985
Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno, 18 April 1986
Royal Festival Hall, London, 29 April 1986
World Wide Video Festival, Den Haag, Holland, Sept 1986
Wet Dreams on 25 Screens, Limelight Club, London, 30 Sept 1986
Multiscreen visuals for the band Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Royal Albert Hall, 13 October 1986 / Hollywood Palace, Los Angeles, 27 October 1986 / Palladium New York, 31 October 1986
Video installations for the 20th Century Fox movie, Less Than Zero, 1986
World Wide Video Festival, Den Haag, Holland, April 1987
The London Scratch Video Happening, Ohio University Baker Centre Ballroom, Athens Ohio, USA, 4 May 1987
Plus one more date in a rock venue in Columbus, Ohio.

A Duvet Brothers multiscreen piece was included as part of the Video Window Box project for the AIR gallery and LVA, March 1986. This toured to various public spaces around the country.

Dundee Contemporary Arts. We restaged the Limelight show from 1986. Performance: Fri 5 Nov 2010.

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