Re: Happy accidents

From: miriam jayne martins sampaio (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Mar 25 2007 - 04:02:22 PDT

hi vera

you should check out cathy sisler's video entitled aberrant motion #4. she shoots on video 8 and because of all the rewinds and vice versa, generational loss...without intention she supposedly destroyed her tapes...its super beautiful. she is distributed by Groupe Intervention Video .


From:  Pip Chodorov <(address suppressed)-VOIR.COM>
Reply-To:  Experimental Film Discussion List <(address suppressed)>
To:  (address suppressed)
Subject:  Re: Happy accidents
Date:  Sun, 25 Mar 2007 12:28:45 +0100
>Yes Scotch Tape by Jack Smith (named for the tape stuck in the gate)
>was the first that came to my mind.
>This Side of Paradise by Jonas Mekas (he realized the Bolex was
>malfunctioning but used the effect to his advantage)
>My friend Denis Chevalier came across a video made by a woman who
>didn't know how to work her video camera; she thought it was running
>when it was on standby and vice versa. It consists of her walking
>and contemplating her next shot and asking people to pose, but we
>never see what she meant to take. Denis thought this was brilliant
>and published her video as a readymade; she never understood what he
>found interesting about it.
>Pip Chodorov
>At 16:55 -0700 24/03/07, Vera Brunner-Sung wrote:
>>Hello all,
>>I'm looking for films or videos that would qualify as "plan b"s:
>>created out of an original project's unintended circumstances or
>>mistakes. Right now I have "Sherman's March," "Far From Poland,"
>>and "Lost in La Mancha" on the list, but I'm interested in more
>>experimental works. Lab mistakes, exposure problems, glitches or
>>performances gone awry... Any suggestions? It's for a class I'm
>>Thank you!
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