The Name is not the Thing named

Deborah Stratman

2012 | 00:10:30 | United States | English | B&W and Color | Stereo | 4:3 | DV video

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: Language, Poetry

In support of experiences that are essentially common, but to which language does not easily adhere, the video passes through places that are both themselves, and stand-ins for others. The title is taken from Aleister Crowley’s 1918 translation of the Tao Te Ching.

Camera, Edit, Sound Design: Deborah Stratman

Music: Eliane Radigue


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Prizes + Awards

Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival (FestcurtasBH)


Locarno Film Festival

Exhibitions + Festivals

Views from the Avant Garde, NYFF, NY - 2012

Chicago Underground Film Festival - 2013

Experiments in Cinema Festival, Albuquerque, NM - 2013

San Francisco International Film Festival - 2013

Museum of Modern Art, New York - 2013

Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival (FestcurtasBH), Brazil - 2013

Bijou Cinema, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA - 2014