hi jonathan - i believe this might be hans scheugl's zzz: hamburg special from 1968? enrico camporesi and jonathan poultier showed it recently at the pompidou... (more info here: http://expcinema.org/site/en/events/duchamp-du-film) i hope that is helpful!
edb x On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 3:33 PM, Jonathan Walley <wall...@denison.edu> wrote: > Hello friends, > > I’m a little embarrassed to ask this question, because in doing so I point > up the shockingly disorganized state of both my archive and my mind. But > it’s driving me crazy, so… > > Within the past year, I saw (either online or in a book or journal) photo > documentation of a film performance in which a length of thread (or string, > or yarn) was loaded into a 16mm projector and projected. I can’t recall is > this was a recent work or an older one (from the heyday of expanded > cinema), but it was definitely a still image, not video documentation. > > I know a lot of filmmakers have worked with the concept of film as > thread/cinema as weaving, and this was along those lines (pardon my > inability to escape the line/string/thread metaphors), but I cannot for the > life of me recall who the filmmaker was or where I saw this bit of > documentation. > > If anyone can suggest names or filmmakers or works that might fit this > bill, or at least lead me down the right rabbit hole, I’d be most grateful. > I’ve been looking through all my materials but have had no luck recovering > this, and am beginning to become…wait for it…unraveled. > > Thank you all - best wishes, > Jonathan > > Dr. Jonathan Walley > Associate Professor and Chair > Department of Cinema > Denison University > wall...@denison.edu > > > _______________________________________________ > FrameWorks mailing list > FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com > https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks >
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