Philosopher's Union

The Philosopher's Union was proposed by London-based thinker Stefan Szczelkun - probably sometime in the mid 1980s. He mentioned the idea to John Berndt, who was visiting from BalTimOre, & John passed the idea along to me - probably in early 1988. I had recently purchased a PXL-2000 'Pixelvision' toy camcorder that recorded low-fidelity Black & White images & noisy sound onto audio cassette tapes - each 90 minute tape yielding 5:50 of video per side.

Since the PXL has 'infinite focus' & is, therefore, as 'in focus' close-up as it is wide-angle, I decided to further the Philosopher's Union proposal by initiating a proposed series of 50,000 close-ups of the mouths of people talking about their philosophies. This project was received with some enthusiasm by friends of mine. I shot 46 (my PXL is long since broken so it's hard to predict whether I'll shoot any more), Laura A. Trueseal shot 10, Uncle An shot 9, Randy George McWilliams shot 4, 3 were shot by someone connected to John Eaton, 1 was shot (not using the PXL) by Florian Cramer, & it's possible that others were made that I've never witnessed. Hopefully, they'll be posted online eventually.

The purpose of this web-page is to provide an index that gathers together links to online manifestations of the Philosopher's Union. It will, no doubt remain incomplete but will still possibly yield more coherence than an ordinary search might. - December 19, 2014 notes from tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

 

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Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,001: Alan Rabbit Suit

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,002: Richard Tryzno Ellsberry

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,003: John Berndt

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,004: Litvinov

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,005: Norman Yeh

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,006: Neil Feather

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,007: Valerie Dearing

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,008: Casandra vonRinteln

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,009: Martha Peterson

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,010: Wendy Lee Parker

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,011: Karen Eliot

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,012: Wanda Villa

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,013: Rupert Wondolowski

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,014: Shortal & Morton

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,015: Emma Elizabeth Downing

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,016: Fang

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,017: Ethel

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,018: Lepus Timidus

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,019: Doodles Teetering

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,020: John Sheehan

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,021: Mike Kane

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,022: L.A.W.

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,023: Inoralsect

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,024: Martin Walker

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,025: Mark Pawson

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,026: Lech Harrison

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,027: Stephen Perkins

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,028: Sianed

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,029: Dip Mandazi

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,030: Stefan Szczelkun

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,031: Graham Harwood & Minder

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,032: Naomi

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,033: Shaun Caton

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,034: Reinhardt U. Sevöl

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,035: Via Vidorae

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,036: Lisan

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,037: C. Ernst

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,038: Elisabeth Morcellet

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,039: Lisa Suckdog & Costes

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,040: NATO

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,041: Mary Dixon

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,042: Andrés Mares-Muro

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,043: Anasthesia Bag

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,044: Manmohan Sidhu

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,045: Renata

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,046: Jai Noa

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,047: Judith

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,048: Brenna

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,049: Bill

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,050: Vermin "A.K.A. Mr. Skull" Supreme

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,051: Janor Hypercleets

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,052: Check Mike

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,053: David Bell

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,054: Squirrel

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,055: Charlene

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,056: Kitty/Kat

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,057: Chris

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,058: Keith

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,059: Patty M.

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,060: Abigail Rachel True

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,061: Bob Huff

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,062: Name Withheld

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,063: Courtney Powell

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,064: John Eaton

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,065: Mok Hossfeld

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,066: Nathan.. Long

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,067: Dr. Al Ackerman

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,068: Dr. Al Ackerman

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,069: RAT Korga

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,070: David Franks (on temperance)

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,071: Paul Flum

Philosopher's Union Member's Mouthpiece #00,072: etta cetera

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