Nick Philip

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Nick Philip (born in 1968 in London) is a graphic and multi-media artist and clothing designer operating out of the San Francisco, California.

Career[edit]

As a teenager in London, Philip developed his skills as a cut-and-paste artist active in the city's freestyle bicycle/skateboard subculture. In 1988, after moving to the United States, he founded Anarchic Adjustment, a "streetware" clothing line geared to appeal to freestyle/skate, rave and techno consumers.[1] Under the Anarchic label, Philip partnered with Alan Brown and Charles Uzzell Edwards.[2] Philip created some of the earliest Bay Area rave fliers.[3]

He became a founding contributor of Wired Magazine in 1993.

In the mid-1990s Philip worked on the film What Dreams May Come; in the movie's 1998 release, Philip is credited with "painted world visual effects: Lunarfish" (Lunarfish being a San-Francisco-based special-effects and CGI company).[4] In 1997 Philip released the critically acclaimed Radical Beauty on Om Records, a combination of audio CD and computer CD-ROM that combines music, graphic art, computer animation, and an interactive digital mixing capacity. It won the Best Digital Contents Award at San Francisco Multimedia Summit.[5] The music on the audio CD was provided by a range of techno, hip-hop, and ambient artists, including Mixmaster Morris, T-Power and Daniel Pemberton.[6]

Philip created the first video for MTV's pioneering electronic music show Amp.[3] He has performed live with ambient music artist Pete Lawrence, founder of the Big Chill Festival.

In 2006 Philip designed surrealistic-imaged T-shirts for The Imaginary Foundation. He has displayed his visual art at the San Francisco multi-media art gallery blasthaus, and he has worked as a videographer, in collaboration with audio artists Sun Electric[7] ("Meccano"), Prana, and Journeyman.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mireille Silcott: Rave America: New School Dancescapes. ISBN 978-1-55022-383-5 [1]
  2. ^ Reynolds, Simon (June 19, 2013). Generation Ecstasy. Routledge. p. 152. ISBN 978-0415923736. 
  3. ^ a b Darren Keast: Computer World. East Bay Express, August 29, 2001
  4. ^ Nick, Philip. IMDB http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1011924/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Nick Philip". Shift. 
  6. ^ "Nick Philip". Shift. 
  7. ^ Neil Strauss: A New, Spacey Look For MTV. The New York Times, January 19, 1997, Section 1, Page 35

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