Saturday July 21

16:00 - 19:00
installations

Gambles and Risks and Getting it All Together

Virtually Certain 2006
5 min. mini-dv


3-channel video loop, some replay of themes in Wanna Bet (2005) and mixed with a discussion of the development of communication and public media in America (and internationally).

I Can Read You Like A Book
2011-2012
online mixed media graphic novella in blog format; work in progress

web address:
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A story of a model-turned-photographer (after she steals a camera), a gambler and his young son, a loan shark and a hit man all of whom think they know what is going on, but they are somewhat unclear about the relationships their actions have with each of the other characters. The story is narrated by the gambler’s son, now grown and trying to put the pieces together.

 

Saturday July 21
19:30
screenings

75 min.

The Naïve Years: identifying a body of work

Ghost Sonata
1985
5 min. 16mm
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Loosely based on August Strindberg’s play. Tale of house madness. Living together in the same house, driving each other mad.

The Million Heirs
1988
20 min. 16mm


An original story of inheritance and legacy, with a page literally taken out of Marguerite Duras’ story The French Lieutenant’s Woman.

Penis Puppets
1987
12 min. super8
hand-processed by Paul Bishow
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Started out as a heterosexual love story acted out by penises. Definitely became something else. Storyline by Bill Kamins.

Piss Mission
1990
9 min. super8
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Poetry of piss. An examination of urination as a cultural and poetic phenomenon.

Consenting Children
1992
30 min. super8


Another moving image tribute to personal autonomy. What do we as children of this planet consent to? And what are we told we have to participate in? Virtually without words.

 

Saturday July 21
20:45
screenings

65 min.

Mushroom (Seekers)
nature, science, study; expanded landscape from my body to the planet. Experimental documentaries.

Archaeology
1999
5 min. (excerpt) super8 handcranked and captured on mini-dv



Vintage super-8 pornography handcranked and shot off super-8 viewer on mini-dv. Looks choppy; images emerge out of a haze—archeology of the porn images in a pseudo-flipbook.

Gone Global
2003
5 min. mini-dv and super8


The globe was breaking and I helped it along. Of course, as the song predicted I would, I miss it.

Mushroom Seekers
2002
55 min. mini-dv


A first-person exploration of the world of wild mushrooms and the people who pick them. Shot in Tábor, CZ; New York and Colorado, U.S.A.; Huautla de Jimenez, Mexico.