David WilsonDate: Thursday 22 November
Location: Grote zaal, NWE Vorst Tilburg
Location: Amsterdam, Stadschouwburg
David Wilson is a London-based artist and music video director. Coming from an illustration background, David first started getting recognition for his work with his masterful music video for Moray McLarens We Got Time in which he was able to achieve live in-camera animation combined with live action via the renaissance of an old animation devise called a Praxiniscope. Since then he is developed his music video directorial skills in ever-shifting ways; creating acclaimed videos for artists such as We Have Band, The Maccabees and Japanese Popstars, as well as creating a super-sexy depiction of Torquay for Metronomy s The Bay, and a supernatural drama for David Guetta s mega-hit Titanium. Last December, taking a break from Music Video duties, he created a unique personal project called Alternative Advent where he released a marathon 25 new films in 25 days, all soundtracked by exclusive tracks from a jukebox of musical artists including Metronomy, Les Savy Fav, Battles, Caribou, Van She, Woodkid, Jon Hopkins and Spiritualized. Most recently, David was responsible for creating IKEAs latest UK TV commercial, where he brought flat-pack Swedish home-furnishings to life through a variety of hand-drawn, physical and CG animation effects. The 2 minute adventure depicts a young leotard clad woman throwing shapes and taking a seamlessly choreographed, psychedelic journey through her studio flat. Along with directing, David also regularly VJs with his home-made visuals at clubs and music festivals.
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