From: Jack Sargeant (email suppressed)
Date: Wed May 23 2007 - 02:43:32 PDT
stewart home wrote an interesting primer on the lettrist's work (and
situationists and mail art and other related areas) called THE
ASSAULT ON CULTURE
On 23 May 2007, at 18:29, Christian Lebrat wrote:
> May be the first artists to "realizze" conceptual movies where the
> Lettrists. The concept was "imaginary film". From a sentence or a
> declaration, public had to imagine the film proposed. many others
> propositions exist.
> If you read french you may find more info in a recent book we
> published on
> Maurice Lemaître's work 1951-2007, and you could have a look too at
> Frédérique Devaux's book : LE CINEMA LETTRISTE (1951-1991)
> You may have a look at www.paris-experimental.asso.fr
> C. Lebrat
> PARIS EXPERIMENTAL
>> On May 18, 2007, at 5:37 , 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
>>> 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>.