From: Chuck Kleinhans (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Jun 28 2009 - 07:46:17 PDT
In a short chapter in his new book Inherent Vice: Bootleg Histories
of Videotape and Copyrights (Duke U Press, 2009) Lucas Hilderbrand
uses a 2006 discussion thread on Frameworks to study differences in
understanding video copies. A Frameworker from Portugal asked about
getting copies of Peter Kubelka's work. David Tetzlaff defended
bootlegs and Fred Camper criticized them. Others joined in including
discussion of Ubuweb, etc.
The book considers analogue copying via videotape to discuss larger
issues about the use and perception of media. Hilderbrand is an
assistant professor at U of CA Irvine.
Frameworks does provide an ongoing archive of various arguments and
attitudes about experimental media and is interesting because so many
different people and forms are used in some of the perennial
discussions and issues. There's probably room for a more
pathological analysis of some "debates."
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.