Chinese Series-16mm

Rental Format(s): 16mm film

"This film was made on 35mm whereby Stan scratched off the emulsion of the film using his fingernail. The original was stepped printed by [Courtney Hoskins]. This film is available is both 16mm and 35mm..." - Dominic Angerame

Scratching on spit-softened emulsion with bare fingernails," Stan completed this work -- all that he could manage of his long dreamed-of "Chinese Series" -- in his bed, a couple of months before his death. Printed by Courtney Hoskins, who has written that: "On the negative, it seemed to have the essence of Chinese characters -- "strokes" and blocks, etc. In motion, it seems almost like running through a humid bamboo forest . . . green and yellow stalks create these glowing shadows as they cut across the sunlight.

Rental Fees

16mm film $30.00  

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