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Past events

Live: Super Stream Me 26 Nov 2015 at 20:00

A look back on one of the most ruthless live streaming experiments ever with Tim Den Besten and Nicolaas Veul as well as several special guests.

Live: VR Cinema Showcase 24 Nov 2015 at 20:00

Virtual reality pioneers show their latest works and reflect on both the hype and artistic potential of virtual reality and immersive media.

Live: The Art of Artificial Intelligence 23 Nov 2015 at 20:00

Live cinema event on artificial intelligence, including live presentations of Kyle McDonald, Dries Depoorter and Ross Goodwin.

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Chris Milk

Award-winning artist best known for his music video work.

Chris Milk is an artist known best for his music video work. Most recently he has focused on advancing technology generated emotional resonance through innovative interactive video projects like the award-winning “The Johnny Cash Project” and Arcade Fire’s “The Wilderness Downtown.”  Since his music video debut directing a video for the Chemical Brothers, he has worked with artists as diverse as Arcade Fire, U2, Kanye West, Green Day, Gnarls Barkley, John Mellencamp, Courtney Love, and Modest Mouse.

Milk’s work has garnered both viral status as well as a host of traditional accolades, including “Best of Show” awards at the Cannes Lions, D&ADs Pencils, The Clios, and SXSW, as well as multiple Grammy® nominations, MTV Moon Men, and the UK’s MVA Innovation Award. While it has been his most explored passion, the music video is far from Milk’s only medium. He has numerous television commercials to his credit, his short film “Last Day Dream” has played at festivals around the world, and he directed the 2nd unit of “A Mother’s Promise,” the Barack Obama bio film that played before his speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

Milk is no stranger to the design and art world either: in 2011 he was honored in The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards, in the same year he created an immense interactive installation titled “Summer Into Dust” in conjunction with the Arcade Fire performance at the Coachella Music Festival, and his “Wilderness Downtown” piece is currently on display at the MoMA in New York.  He is a frequent speaker on music videos, technology, art and design, and transmedia filmmaking.

Profile details

Chris Milk Works at: Milk+Koblin, @Radical.Media, Earth Based in: Los Angeles Website

Field of expertise

Director, Photographer, Scriptwriter

Official Website