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Strange Space

Copyright Date:
1993

Copyright Holder:
Leslie Thornton and Ron Vawter

Extent:
1 videocassette of 1 (Betacam SP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
See the record for "New Television, Episode 306 (1993)" for additional descriptions of videos containing this work.


Scope:
Includes an incomplete master of the work on Betacam SP. See the record for "New Television, Episode 306 (1993)" for additional descriptions of videos containing this work.

In this short work by Leslie Thornton and Ron Vawter, fragments of a poem by Rainer Maria Rilke (read by Vawter) are juxtaposed with footage from and commentary on a sonogram. The screen is broken up into a gridlike map at times, and footage from space missions is incorporated. The work is approximately three and one-half minutes in length.



Producers:
Thornton, Leslie
Vawter, Ron

Editor:
Thornton, Leslie

Performer:
Vawter, Ron

Subjects:
Ultrasonic imaging

Rilke, Rainer Maria






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