NO SIGNAL: Niko Solorio in Concert
10 years ago video artist and experimental musician Niko Solorio made his musical debut in Kassel performing under the moniker of POCKET NIKO. He returns on June 14th to perform updated versions of some of his older material while presenting songs from his forthcoming album entitled ANGEL. Solorio’s musical stylings have been described as “Neo-Medieval-Minimalist-Electro-Pop” as well as “Global-Electro-SuperCorn-with 90’s Fetish”.
Born in Los Angeles in 1979, Solorio earned a BFA from the California Institute of the Arts (2007). Following his graduation from CalArts, Solorio attended the Kunsthochschule Kassel in Germany as a guest student of video artist Bjørn Melhus. Niko Solorio has performed and exhibited his work both in the U.S. and abroad including shows at the Grand Hotel Londres, (Istanbul); Transvizualia, (Gdynia); Kunstverein Hannover, (Hannover); Redcat, (Los Angeles); X-Initiative, (New York); Fanfulla 101, (Rome); Mudam Luxembourg, (Luxembourg); Cercle Blanc, (Berlin); PS1, (New York), and How To Become A Cult Leader, (London).