Phil Dadson

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Phil Dadson (born in Napier, 1946) is a sound and intermedia artist with an interdisciplinary practice, including video and digital imagery, installation, sound-performance, devising experimental musical instruments, compositions etc. He is the founding member of the enormously influential music/performance ensemble From Scratch, whose composition Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero was one of the great statements against French nuclear testing made during the early 1980s, (performed at the Paris Biennale, 1982).

Dadson is represented by Starkwhite, Auckland; Bowen Galleries, Wellington; and his video work is promoted and distributed by Circuit.