Video Killed the Radio Star

December 18 - January 20, 2016

Presented as part of the exhibition This is Not a Love Song: Video Art and Pop Music Crossovers the program Video Killed the Radio Star takes its title from the first music video that was broadcasted on MTV in 1980 (The Buggles). The program features music videos directed by artists from the 60’s to today, the before MTV era, the beginning of MTV and the golden age of music video from 1981 to 1984, videos that focus on gender in the 80’s, music videos directed by auteur directors, and the sensational videos of our time.

This program’s screenings are free of admissions with an exhibition ticket. Drop in, no reservations.

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December 18

18:00 The Artists’ Music Video (1966 – 2012)

December 19

12:00 The Music Video before MTV (1966 – 1980)

17:00 MTV and the Golden Age of Music Videos (1981 – 1984)

December 20

14:00 Gender Identity (1985 – 1990)

18:00 The Director’s Music Video (1991 – 1998)

December 23

19:00 Recent Music Videos (2000 – 2012)

December 26

11:00 The Artists’ Music Video (1966 – 2012)

13:00 The Music Video before MTV (1966 – 1980)

14:30 MTV and the Golden Age of Music Videos (1981 – 1984)

16:00 Gender Identity (1985 – 1990)

17:30 The Director’s Music Video (1991 – 1998)

19:00 Recent Music Videos (2000 – 2012)

January 13

15:00 The Artists’ Music Video (1966 – 2012)

17:00 The Music Video before MTV (1966 – 1980)

January 16

12:00 MTV and the Golden Age of Music Videos (1981 – 1984)

14:00 Gender Identity (1985 – 1990)

January 20

15:00 The Director’s Music Video (1991 – 1998)

17:00 Recent Music Videos (2000 – 2012)

The Artists’ Music Video (1966 – 2012)

The Artists’ Music Video (1966 – 2012)

The Music Video before MTV (1966 – 1980)

The Music Video before MTV (1966 – 1980)

MTV and the Golden Age of Music Videos (1981 – 1984)

MTV and the Golden Age of Music Videos (1981 – 1984)

Gender Identity (1985 – 1990)

Gender Identity (1985 – 1990)

The Director’s Music Video (1991 – 1998)

The Director’s Music Video (1991 – 1998)

Recent Music Videos (2000 – 2012)

Recent Music Videos (2000 – 2012)

This is Not a Love Song

Pera Museum presented an exhibition titled This is Not a Love Song: Video Art and Pop Music Crossovers which traced the genealogy of the relations between video art and pop music.

This is Not a Love Song

Game of Mangala

Game of Mangala

Three figures in Eastern dress are shown in repose against an exotic landscape, smoking pipes and playing mangala. Inventories of the royal collections from 1739 identify the members of this group as the royal eunuch Matthias and two odalisques. 

Medicinal Herbs in Byzantium

Medicinal Herbs in Byzantium

Knowledge of plants and the practice of healing are closely entwined. The toxic or hallucinogenic nature of some roots, and the dangers associated with picking them, conferred a mythical or magical character and power. 

The Horse Figure in Mersad Berber’s Works

The Horse Figure in Mersad Berber’s Works

Mersad Berber (1940-2012), is one of the greatest and the most significant representatives of Bosnian-Herzegovinian and Yugoslav art in the second half of the 20th century. His vast body of expressive and unique works triggered the local art scene’s recognition into Europe as well as the international stage.