Selected Works: Reel 5

1974 | 00:30:20 | United States | English | B&W | Mono | 4:3

Collection: Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: Animals, Humor, Performance

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A newly re-mastered collection of 17 vignettes and performances to camera, produced during 1974-75. Some use props and sight gags to preposterous effect; others star Man Ray, lapping milk from a glass, stopping marbles and dropping balls. Many of the pieces feature off-screen dialogue, including a comparison of the differences between audio- and videotape, and video and film.

Contents:

Nocturne, 7:49

Stalking, 2:06

Audio Tape and Video Tape, 2:04

Dancing Tape, 5:27

Hobo on Train, 0:52

Drinking Milk, 1:55

Copyright, 1:43

Buying a House, 1:00

Lerch Hairpieces, 0:19

Tammy and Can of Plums, 0:19

Loves Water, 0:43

Average Guy, 0:15

Newscast, 2:42

Marbles, 0:23

Ball Drop, 0:43

Treat Table, 0:38

Hey Roy, 0:40

This title was in the original Castelli-Sonnabend video art collection.