Re: Peter Kubelka VHS

From: Fred Camper (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Feb 03 2006 - 11:25:04 PST

Jorge Amaro wrote:

> Does anybody know where to get a orirignal vhs or dvd of the films of
> Peter Kubelka? I need them for teaching purposes, I am aware of
> bootleg copies but of so poor quality... Since there is bootlegs I
> hope someone knows about a vhs.

Kubelka's position has always been that his films will not survive the
transfer to video. Therefore he has never authorized a their release on
video. This is consistent with his view of art in general; he does not
like recordings of music meant to be heard live, for example. I hope you
will not use illegal bootlegs that violate the artist's intent for
"teaching purposes." His films can be rented in prints from a variety of

Fred Camper

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