An earlier short on this theme is *Oil: A Symphony in Motion* by Jean
Michelson and M.G. MacPherson, from 1933.

On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 8:23 AM, Anastasia Tsarkova <
nastya.tsark...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you ! I really appreciate your messages !
>
> Le dimanche 22 février 2015, Beebe, Roger W. <beebe...@osu.edu> a écrit :
>
>  I didn’t include this in my original answer, because the first post
>> seemed pretty specific about representing gas directly, but if you’re also
>> interested in the production of gas, there’s Petrolia by Emily Richardson
>> as well, which we screened at FLEX back in 2006:
>>
>>  http://www.vdb.org/titles/petrolia
>>
>>  FYI,
>> Roger
>>
>>  p.s.  Speaking of FLEXfest, I see it didn’t make it in This Week in the
>> Avant Garde, but I’m down in Florida now for the 11th annual festival, the
>> first that I haven’t run myself, and I feel compelled to report that it’s
>> really a well programmed affair under the new management (Alisson Bittiker
>> et al.).  Just three more programs to go:  3, 6, and 8 pm.  If you’re
>> within driving distance, you might consider hopping on the road now...
>>
>>
>>  On Feb 22, 2015, at 7:57 AM, nicky.ham...@talktalk.net wrote:
>>
>> If we're talking oil pools then Richard Wilson's 20/50 (1987), is the
>> best and the original as far as I'm aware. It's also probably his best
>> piece of work period,
>>
>> Nicky.
>>
>>
>>
>>  -----Original Message-----
>> From: Anastasia Tsarkova <nastya.tsark...@gmail.com>
>> To: Experimental Film Discussion List <frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com>
>> Sent: Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:45
>> Subject: Re: [Frameworks] Petrol in Experimental Cinema (Anastasia
>> Tsarkova)
>>
>> Thank you very much for your answers !
>>
>> Le samedi 21 février 2015, Gene Youngblood <ato...@comcast.net> a écrit :
>>
>>> I don’t read French so I don’t know what this article says, but if I
>>> remember correctly there was an amusing irony attached to this
>>> installation. In the center of that pool of black gold was a real gold
>>> ingot worth tens of thousands, which was stolen. Probably not Riffifi
>>> style, but bold nevertheless considering Cartier’s no doubt extensive
>>> security. I liked to imagine that Gary did it himself. I’m sure the facts
>>> are online somewhere.
>>>
>>>
>>>  On Feb 21, 2015, at 8:18 AM, Beebe, Roger W. <beebe...@osu.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>>  Gary Hill’s installation at the Fondation Cartier in Paris in 2006/7
>>> included a giant reflecting pool filled with motor oil, with a video screen
>>> at the end of the pool.  That’s the closest I can think of to a direct
>>> (re)presentation of gasoline as art object.  A review of the show (in
>>> French) plus pics can be found here:
>>>
>>>  http://www.paris-art.com/marche-art/gary-hill/hill-gary/265.html
>>>
>>>  FYI,
>>> Roger
>>>
>>>
>>>  On Feb 21, 2015, at 9:53 AM, Transit Audio Services Ltd. <
>>> transitau...@skylightstudios.ca> wrote:
>>>
>>>   There was a 16mm doc. from 1972 which deals with a mural that is in
>>> the Imperial Oil building in Toronto.  The film is  part of the collection
>>> in the Library & Archives of Canada. It has a searchable database.
>>>
>>>
>>> *http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/films-videos-sound-recordings/film-video-sound-database/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=380521
>>> <http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/films-videos-sound-recordings/film-video-sound-database/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=380521>*
>>>
>>>  *Enjoy,*
>>> *__*
>>> *Dean Allen*
>>> *Transit Audio Services Ltd.*
>>> *Toronto*
>>>
>>>  On 2015-02-21, at 7:00 AM, frameworks-requ...@jonasmekasfilms.com
>>>  wrote:
>>>
>>>  Petrol in Experimental Cinema (Anastasia Tsarkova)
>>>
>>>
>>>  Dear Frameworkers,
>>>
>>>  Do you know any films where there is an image of petrol, where this
>>> substance is presented as an art object ?
>>>
>>>  Thank you in advance !
>>>
>>>
>>>  --
>>>  Cordialement,
>>>  Anastasia TCARKOVA
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