Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero (Part 1)

  • September 23, 2022 / 19:00
  • November 5, 2022 / 15:00

Director: Gregor Nicholas
1981,  filmed 1994, 22', color 

Performance film Pacific 3-2-1-Zero dramatically records the iconic work by renowned music/performance collective From Scratch, devised in 1981 as a protest against nuclear testing and waste dumping in the Pacific. Group leader/artist Phil Dadson, with players Wayne Laird and James McCarthy perform on invented and other instruments — from PVC pipes to biscuit-tins — arrayed in the shape of the peace symbol. Director Gregor Nicholas layers this rhythmic tour-de-force with facts and footage of nuclear testing.

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Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero (Part 1)

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