Some Eye And Ear Operations - 1977-78

Ernest Gusella

1979, 55:00 minutes, B&W/colour, English


Some Eye And Ear Operations is a collection of video shorts done between 1977 and 1978, all pertaining to the act of seeing, hearing, or believing. Some of the pieces dwell upon the built in flaws and capabilities of the technology used and the humans utilized for the works (Watch The Birdy, Mistaken ID.) Works such as Pissin' In The Snow, a video song, is based on an Ozark mountain tale. Sung by identical twins, Art Punks is a video song describing the antics of some of the conceptual body artists and the work Arrows, an earlier piece is referred back to for the work entitled, A Rose Again, a cubist reworking.

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