From: Julie Perini (email suppressed)
Date: Fri May 18 2007 - 13:42:32 PDT
Hey Michael and others interested in Conceptual movies,
I am working right now on a project called "Videos To Be Constructed
in Your Head" which will be an installation that is just that - sets
of instructions inviting viewers to construct videos in their heads.
This will exist as large scale wall and floor text, and an
accompanying booklet with instruction pieces and an essay. This
piece is inspired by Yoko Ono's 1962 "Paintings To Be Constructed in
Your Head." See her book "Grapefruit." She also wrote several film
Not much information here yet, but you'll get a sense of what I do:
I'd like to know more about your research, email me off the list at
email suppressed or (address suppressed)
On May 18, 2007, at 7:37 AM, Michael Betancourt wrote:
> I'm doing some research into "films" that exist only as sets of
> instructions or declarations (nothing to actually watch) that
> belong to the same history/tradition/whatever you want to call it
> as conceptual art and the new music (such as La Monte Young's
> instruction pieces). I know of a number of things that border on
> this type of work, but still have a physical component.
> I have a copy of "This Book is a Movie" from the 70s
> Things like "Total Static Takeover" (Scott Arford ) are also of
> Michael Betancourt
> Sioux City, IA USA
> the avant-garde film & video blog
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.