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Antony Flackett

Tony Flackett
Visiting Lecturer, AV Manager
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Antony Flackett is a video/multimedia artist and musician based in Cambridge MA. He records and performs music as Tony Flackett and under the moniker DJ Flack. His single-channel “video-music” pieces and silent holographic video dioramas have been featured in numerous art shows and festivals since the 90s. His “Beat Research” electronic music events (and correlating MassArt elective) have been an integral part of Boston’s underground electronic music scene since 2004.

BA, Film - Bard College; MFA, SIM - MassArt
Industry Experience: 


  • June 2017, "Narcissus," HABITAT/ION: 4TH Biennial juried Alumni Exhibition, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, MassArt, Boston MA
  • November 2016, (Twin Rock) "CRIBS," Union Gallery, UMASS, Amherst MA 
  • May, 2016, live video scratching performance with Pacey Foster, “Psychedelic Cinema,” Bartos Theatre, MIT Cambridge, MA 
  • April, 2016, 5 dioramas (Where's your heart @, Garden Attire, Nude Descending an Escalator, Mortality Shmortality, Peeping Kong) at Harvard’s ArtTechPsych2 conference, Arts @ 29 Garden St. Cambridge MA 
  • October 2015, Solo show of diorama works at THE QUARRY Contemporary Arts International gallery, Acton, MA)
  • September 2014, Video Diorama (Garden Attire) "Collisions21:More Human" Cyberarts Gallery, Boston MA
  • August 2014, Video Dioramas (Peeping Kong & Mortality Shmortality) "Magic Without Tricks" Nave gallery Annex, Somerville MA
  • February 8, 2014, "Fly" interactive video installation for closing of "GREEN DREAM" Kijidome Gallery Boston MA
  • February,  2014, Video Diorama (Nude Descending an Escalator) "Collision20" Cyberarts Gallery, Boston MA
  • December 2013, "Graticule" Video collaboration with Judy Dunaway. Ohrenhch Sound Gallery, Berlin, Germany


  • 2014 - "Ten years of Beat Research", Together Festival, Boston, MA

  • 2011 - Anna Marden, "Night Watch" (interview with DJ Flack), Boston Globe, November 4, 2011
  • 2010 - "The History of Video Music," Together Festival, Boston MA
  • 2008 - Cate McQuaid, "Magic Box," Boston Globe, January 17, 2008
  • 2008 - James Nadeau,  "Inside The Box @ Howard Yezerski Gallery," Big, Red, and Shiny, Issue #75, January 14, 2008.

  • 2007 - "The Art of Mixing," Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • 2007 - Victoria Groves "Renegade Masters: The city's most innovative DJs mix a new musical brew," 
Improper Bostonian, 
March 6, 2007
  • 2005 - David Day, "Course Corrections: New England Feels the Noise, DJ Flack Schools MassArt," Boston Phoenix, December 9-15, 2005.

  • 2005 - Nick Barat "Boston Bounce The Ass-Shaking Academia of Beat Research and Wayne&Wax," 
The Fader Magazine, issue 33, Oct/Nov, 2005. [Photo]

  • 2005 - Will Spitz "Beat Research at the Enormous Room," Stuff@Night Magazine, November 22, 2005

  • 2004 - Vivian Host, Profile on DJ Flack and DJC, XLR8R Magazine, 83, December 2004
  • 2004 - Vivian Host, interview with DJ Flack for "Bedroom Rockers," XLR8R/Adidas, November 2004. [Photo]
  • 2004 - Chloe Zang and Lisa Tung, Earthly Delights, [Exhibition Catalogue], Massachusetts College of Art and Design, 2004, 34-35