Glasgow born video artist breakthrough in the US.


Newsnet Scotland received the following press release, the theme is art and entertainment – we are only too happy to publish and wish Glasgow born artist Willie Morrison well.

The Glasgow born video artist Willie Morrison under his nom de plume WorkAreaBar has had one of his films “Pop Pop Pop 09-09-09” chosen by Cinebarre* an independent chain of cinemas in America to support Janet Jackson’s new film “Why Did I Get Married Too?” at their 5 locations spread across the US.

  • * Seattle/Washington
  • * Salem/Oregon
  • * Asheville/N. Carolina
  • * Mt. Pleasant/S. Carolina
  • * Thornton/Colorado

Willie now lives and works in Groningen in the Netherlands and makes films for local TV in Groningen,  On hearing the news Willie said: “On the same bill as ‘The King of Pop’s’ sister, it can’t get any better.

Pop Pop Pop 09-09-09

“The scandalous Carmencita split-screen triplets return from beyond the grave to join up with Band of Art on 09-09-09 in an orgy of bare ankles and sonic improvisation.”

The movie includes a sample from the film Carmencita(1894), directed and produced by William K.L. Dickson, the Scottish inventor credited with the invention of the motion picture camera under the employ of Thomas Edison.

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