Today, Good Morning America reported a story about a new exhibit to be displayed at Guggenheim museums in New York, Germany, Spain, and Italy. “YouTube Play: a Biennial of Creative Video” will feature creative high-brow YouTube videos. A curatorial team from the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum in New York initially chose 125 videos from around the world. A jury including filmmaker Darren Aronofsky and visual artist Takashi Murakami will narrow the results down to about 20 videos, which will be presented at the Guggenheim in New York on October 21.
Among the video contenders is a work by Joel Penna, a.k.a. MysteryGuitarMan, entitled Guitar: Impossible. Penna is known for his stop-motion videos which feature classical guitar pieces put together one note at a time.
Here’s a sample of one of Penna’s videos where he performs an excerpt from The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
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