Re: Written texts in experimental film

From: Adam Hyman (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Jan 17 2010 - 23:16:09 PST

Just came from watching Yvonne Rainer¹s JOURNEYS FROM BERLIN/1971. Lots of
text used in a few different ways in that and others of her films.

As a heads up, the print from Zeitgeist was totally faded, a pink


On 1/17/10 1:30 PM, "andrea monti" <email suppressed> wrote:

> fréderique devaux
> 2010/1/17 Jeremy Menzies <email suppressed>
>> These films aren't fresh off the printer but, Su Friedrich's work uses text
>> and image in an interesting, and maybe relevant to your project way.  I
>> recommend, 'Sink or Swim', 'Gently Down the Stream', 'The Ties That Bind',
>> and 'Damned if You Don't'.  She's got others and more contemporary work,
>> things I've not seen yet.
>> Good Luck,
>> Jeremy
>> Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 16:34:16 +0000
>> From: email suppressed
>> Subject: Written texts in experimental film
>> To: email suppressed
>> Dear Frameworkers,
>> I'm doing some research into written text in experimental film and wondered
>> if anyone had any suggestions of relevant works. The research is part of a
>> project exploring cognitive responses to hybrid works of art combining text
>> and image. I'm looking at films such as Peter Rose's 'Secondary Currents',
>> Michael Snow's 'So Is This' and Hollis Frampton's 'Zorns Lemma'. I'd really
>> appreciate any ideas on this, particularly in relation to contemporary
>> practice. Is anyone currently working in this area? 
>> Many thanks!
Kim Knowles

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