FILM/VIDEOGRAPHY


Selected Artistic Works in 16mm Film, Experimental & Documentary Video made betweem 1966 - 1974 and 1980 - 2000

I became a filmaker because I like to observe how people act, especially when they act together.  I see them dancing around one another, more or less unaware that it is a dance they're doing.  I make the films so they can see themselves dancing in the movies of their own making.  And I keep hoping Self-consciousness will lead to Mindfulness. Read more...

HAIGHT-ASHBURY QUARTET

 

These 16mm art films derive from the Haight-Ashbury & related environs, 1967 - 71.  Read more...

VISUAL FILMMAKING

 

Visual filmmaking differs from predominantly narrative film forms, but is most comparable to music, painting & poetry. And there are almost as many styles of visual filmmaking as there are of those allied arts. Visual experience relies on the whole sensorium of color, image, motion, sound and time rather than representational imagery and dialogue, and appeals to the emotional/intuitive brain rather than the intellectual/rational brain.  Read more... 

TRIBAL VISION ARCHIVES

 

Videotapes from the van-based Tribal Vision Network, 1971 - 1974  covering cultural reinhabitation of the West Coast, and Native California and Mexican medicine people.  Read more... 

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