Re: [Frameworks] Avantgarde / "auteur" television - ?

From: Fred Camper (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Aug 13 2010 - 15:56:19 PDT

If you're going to look into Rivette's "Out 1," then Rossellini's
television films, from "The Seizure of Power by Louis XIV" onward, are
certainly worth a look. Both the Rivette and the Rossellinis are quite

This may not be what you had in mind, but the commercial TV comic
Ernie Kovacs is, at his best, also great. I could make a case that
this is perhaps the first truly modernist video art too, using the
unique properties of the video of his era in a variety of quite
self-conscious ways.

Fred Camper

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