Exclusive Memory Part 1 (7-11-12)
1987, 60:53 minutes, B&W, English
This three part programme is based on excerpts of a 6-hour monologue by Sherman to a machine, a computer-based, video sensing robotic entity of the artist's own creation. Sherman is observed providing an experience transfer to his machine in a conversational monologue. The machine can apparently understand natural language. Sherman is interested in relationships between people and machines, especially apparently intelligent artifacts. Sherman assumes his machine is interested in everything, although credit card histories and all forms of dead animals emerge as the machine's primary obsessions. Part of an installation or single channel videotape.
Part 1 (7-11-12) duration: 60:53, Part 2 (5-8-16) duration: 61:23, Part 3 (4-9-19) duration: 57:17
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