April 17 & 18, 2009

The Mitchell Center co-presents Aurora Picture Show’s annual multimedia festival featuring artists who incorporate audio/visual technology with live performance. Liquid Light to the Laptop pays tribute to the multimedia spectacle of the psychedelic light show as an art form that revolutionized rock concerts, influenced popular culture and paved the way for the real-time visual culture of today.

With additional support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Houston Arts Alliance, and the Film Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


Friday, April 17, 8pm
The Joshua Light Show and Silver Apples LIVE
Director: Joshua White
Performers: Bec Stupak, Seth Kirby, Brock Monroe
Silver Apples Music: Simeon Coxe


Saturday, April 18, 8pm
Maximal Art: The Origins and Aesthetics of West Coast Light Shows
Presented by Robin Oppenheimer: Media Arts Historian


Saturday, April 18, 9pm
Screening of Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable with the Velvet Underground by Ronald Nameth.


LOCATION: Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Brown Theater, 1001 Bissonnet