Peter Christopherson, Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti. Courtesy of Chris Carter.

Rob Young is the author of Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music, and Editor-at-Large at The Wire magazine. In a talk illustrated with sound, he discusses Peter Christopherson’s unique contribution to music via Throbbing Gristle, Coil and beyond.

The talk was followed by the world premiere of Wishful Thinking: In Remembrance of Peter Christopherson, commissioned by AV Festival 12. This music, film and performance event was a celebratory remembrance of his life and work and included Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti, Attila Csihar, Alex Rose, Chris Watson, Philippe Garrel and Derek Jarman.

Curated by AV Festival 12. 

Musick to Play in the Dark: A Talk by Rob Young


Sat 17 March 2012, 5–6pm

Tyneside Cinema

10 Pilgrim Street
Newcastle NE1 6QG

Additional Information

Rob Young Blog
The Quietus Review
Watch Wishful Thinking Video
The Guardian Obituary
The Quietus Tribute