From: Freya (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Jun 09 2008 - 06:33:50 PDT
What do you mean by this Tony?
What were the films like?
Did they consist of the same stills repeated over a
series of frames?
Please tell us all about these forgotten and fabulous
--- Tony Conrad <email suppressed> wrote:
> Also, in the later 1970s Barbara Lattanzi, Diego
> Cortez, Kevin Fix, Michael Snow, and others made
> films comprised of short film strips or even slides,
> in many of which the
> shutter operation was irrelevant. Most of these
> fabulous pieces are unfortunately all but forgotten
> On Sun Jun 8 18:59 , Jonathan Walley
> <email suppressed> sent:
> >Dear Frameworkers,
> >I'm curious if anyone has heard of an experimental
> film from the 60s -
> >70s that was intended to be projected with the
> shutter from the
> >projector removed. I know Sharits made references
> to doing this in one
> >of his essays (in the Film Culture devoted to him
> from 1976, or was it
> >78?), but it wasn't clear if he did this publicly
> or "in this studio,"
> >so to speak, just as an experiment. But I seem to
> recall that there was
> >someone else who made a film specifically for a
> modified projector sans
> >shutter. Any ideas? And, if this is something that
> is being done now by
> >anyone, I'd love to hear about that, too.
> >Thanks in advance!
> >Jonathan Walley
> >Assistant Professor, Cinema Department
> >Denison University
> >Granville, Ohio 43023
> >For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at
> email suppressed>.
> Tony Conrad 716-400-8738
> Department of Media Study, Center for the Arts 231,
> University at Buffalo 14260
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> <email suppressed>.
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