From: Freya (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Jun 10 2006 - 10:51:47 PDT
Yes but what is it?!!!
Is it a high contrast film for microfilming? I could
see how that would work for Tony if it's possible to
get some with sprockets.
Actually you could get some without sprockets and make
some work and then contact print it in a microfilm
printer onto print film with sprockets for projection.
--- Tony Conrad <email suppressed> wrote:
> "Diazo film is $16 for 1000 ft"
> Where? I want some.
> Quoting Adrian Tagmenveca <email suppressed>:
> > I'm sending this to the list instead of directly -
> just for the slim
> > chance someone has an opinion on something so
> > Freya!
> > I had a bright idea during a boring meeting
> today and I thought I'd
> > share it... Using the microfilm duplicating
> machine, one could set up
> > two short loops of identical or complimentary film
> in the duplicating
> > machine and make a Diazo copy of the two loops
> falling in and out of
> > phase with one another (due to the fact that the
> microfilm is moved
> > through the machine with tension and not
> sprockets). Then one could
> > run that Diazo copy through a telecine (also using
> tension -
> > eliminating the sprocket problem) and have a video
> piece super
> > cheaply (assuming one has access to a Diazo copier
> and a telecine for
> > cheap or free). Diazo film is $16 for 1000 ft -
> so we're talking
> > about making this work for a song. It's also very
> ugly stuff - so
> > I'll have to figure out a way to incorporate that
> fact. I'll keep
> > you informed if I'm dumb enough to try this.
> > Best,
> > Adrian.
> > Freya <> wrote:
> > I found one in the rubbish a while back and
> someone in
> > the list talked me into grabbing it and I'm really
> > glad that they did as the idea of one day making
> > prints on it is one of the things that keeps me
> > :)
> > Have you come up with a solution to the lack of
> > sprockets yet? Or does your printer work with
> > film with sprockets? I think there was such stuff
> > made, but of course I could be wrong!
> > love
> > Freya
> > Richlands, VA.
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