Coaxial is presenting an online lecture series of video artists explaining and demonstrating their work. Lecturing artists will present an overview of their past work, their processes, and their inspirations. The lecture series will be free and each session will be presented as a livestream and last one to two hours.
Alex Pelly is a Canadian filmmaker and video artist based in Los Angeles. Pelly’s work incorporates multiple generations of video technology, both analog and digital. Frequently collaborative with musical accompaniment, she has recently expanded into music making as well, performing audio synths simultaneously with video synths. She found her beginnings within broadcast collective Dublab circa 2008, and continues to provide live visuals for their events as well as host a monthly live-streamed audiovisual show called PELLYVISION. She has been resident visualist for music series Perpetual Dawn, and has shown work at LACMA, MoMA PS1, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Hauser and Wirth Los Angeles, Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills, Coaxial Arts, Los Angeles Central Library and LA Weekly’s Artopia and Digital Debris Gallery. Among countless other artists, Pelly has performed with Terry Riley, Suzanne Ciani, Kid606, Telecaves, Dntel, and ESP.