conceptual films

From: Bryan Konefsky (email suppressed)
Date: Wed May 23 2007 - 13:05:46 PDT

Michael, regarding your research... I don't know if you'd
be interested but one of my colleages published a book a
poetry a short while ago that included a passage where she
dreamt that she made a camera-less film simply by carving
the movie into her forearm. The poets name is Lisa Gill
from Albuquerque, New Mexico and her book is titled

Bryan Konefsky
Artistic Director, Experiments in Cinema
VP, Basement Films
Lecturer, Department of Cinematic Arts,
University of New Mexico
cell 505-235-1852
PO Box 9337
Albuquerque, NM USA 87119

>>> 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
>>>> 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
>>>> interest.
>>>> Michael Betancourt
>>>> Sioux City, IA USA
>>>> the avant-garde film & video blog

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