X-102 Rediscovers The Rings Of Saturn (1/16)
X-102 Rediscovers The Rings Of Saturn
"A visual and sound graphic exposé of one of the universe's most beautiful and mysterious planets"
Friday, January 16, 7 pm
Claudia Cassidy Theater
Chicago Cultural Center
77 E. Randolph St.
Saturn In 1992, X-102 (Experimental 102), otherwise known as Underground Resistance – the Detroit-based electronic musical trio of Mike Banks, Jeff Mills and Robert Hood – set out to create a musical project about the planet Saturn and its rings in a full-length LP entitled X-102 discovers the Rings Of Saturn (Tresor). X-102 attempted to musically describe the physical make-up and content of the never-before seen planet and each of its significant rings known as A, B, C, E and F. Fifteen years later, Banks and Mills have produced a brand new musical soundtrack, featuring re-mastered original compositions paired with a visual version of the project and breathtaking images from the NASA Cassini/Huygen exploratory mission, which visited and documented Saturn and its moons. Musician and director Jeff Mills will discuss the project after the screening. The approximate running time is 1 hour and 15 minutes. This Ohm Multimedia Series program is supported by Axis Records and GammaPlayer.com.
Watch the film trailer here.