Cinema Metaphysique Nos. 1-4

Rental Format(s): 16mm film

Co-made with Nam June Paik.

CINEMA METAPHYSIQUE NO. I: Silence and sound. A video-film concerning the questions of 'scale'. On a large film projection screen, the video image is monitor life-size.

CINEMA METAPHYSIQUE NO. 2, 3 and 4: Sound 'Manodharma No. 8' by Takehisa Kosugi, and the Zen monks of 'The Way of Eihiji.' Cast: Nam June Paik and Takahisa Kosugi.

These films are based on the premise of the 'safe' area of film when transferred to video, with the majority of action taking place in the 'unsafe' area which would disappear on a video screen." - J.Y. Shown at "The Artist As Filmmaker" series at the Jewish Museum, NY. Selected for the 1972 Yale Film Festival, New Haven, CT.

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16mm film $52.00  

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