tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE Film-Stripography

(updated December 2011e.v.)

 

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263. "Epidermoid"

- shot at a nudist mask party in Pittsburgh

- mini-dv, PXL-2000, super-8mm, 35mm slidestrip, 35mm filmstrip -> computer file -> DVD & mini-dv

- 10:49

- shot april 22, 2006 - finished february 12, 2007

 

242. "Ledger of St Dermain"

- shot in a limestone mine in Brady's Bend, Pennsylvania

- slides, slidestrip, super-8, sampling, scripting, editing, etc: tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- mini-DV camcorder: Who is like God? (Pestel)

- sound: Who is like God?s

- lighting: Jarrett Buba

- film to video transfers: Jesse McLean

- Earl Ballard played by: Johnny Evans

- APPARITION of ST Dermain played by: John Allen Gibel

- Thanks to Daniel Bruce for mine access

- mini-DV + slides + slidestrip + super-8 -> DVD

- 6:53

- shot in the spring & summer of '04 / edit made in december '04

 

236. "Batu Caves"

- shot in Malaysia (& Queen's Queef, Australia)

- starring: etta cetera as Ghanesh

- assistance w/ titling: J-Mew

- VHS + film/slide strips -> VHS

- 5:57

- march '00 / december '03

 

226. a. "Cuntralia"

- shot in Centralia, PA & Baltimore, MD & Pittsburgh, PA

- black & white negative 35mm filmstrip w/ CD soundtrack

- 15:55

- april, 02 - august, 02

b. "Cuntralia"

- shot in Centralia, PA & Baltimore, MD & Pittsburgh, PA

- black & white negative 35mm filmstrip w/ CD soundtrack

- 5:05

- april, 02 - august, 02

c. "Cuntralia"

- shot in Centralia, PA & Baltimore, MD & Pittsburgh, PA

- black & white negative 35mm filmstrip w/ CD soundtrack

- version meant to be screened via broken "Communicator" portable filmstrip projector

- 1:15

- april, 02 - august, 02

d. "Cuntralia"

- credited to Tim Ore

- shot in Centralia, PA & Baltimore, MD & Pittsburgh, PA

- 1/2" VHS camcorder shooting in Centralia & in sickness scene: Tim Ore; 1/2" VHS camcorder shooting in "Travelling Salesman" scene: Scott Carney; 1/2" VHS camcorder shooting in surgical staples removal scene: Olivia Ciummo; super-8 shooting in "Travelling Salesman" scene: Greg Pierce; starring: Varda & Tim Ore & Lamar Mervine (the 86 year-old mayor of Centralia) as themselves; also starring: Olivia Ciummo & Jessi-Fay Silver as the 'housewives' in the "Travelling Salesman" scene & Jessi-Fay Silver as the nurse in the surgical staples removal scene; Voice-Overs: Tim Ore as himself & Jessi-Fay Silver as Valda; thanks to Ron Douglas for the use of his computer for minor editing

- 1/2" VHS cassette + black & white negative 35mm filmstrip w/ CD soundtrack + super-8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 15:35

- april, 02 - september, 02

 

219. a. "Guitarists Anonymous Withdrawal Aids"

- shot in Pittsburgh & BalTimOre

- 35mm filmstrip + live sample playing

- indeterminate duration

- january, 02

b. "Guitarists Anonymous Withdrawal Aids"

- 35mm slides + live sample playing

- indeterminate duration

- january, 02

c. "Guitarists Anonymous Withdrawal Aids"

- 35mm slides + studio soundtrack of sample playing

- 32:00

- february, 02

d. "Guitarists Anonymous Withdrawal Aids"

- 35mm filmstrip + 35mm slides + studio soundtrack of sample playing + mini-DV + 1/2" VHS cassette -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 32:17

- december 11, 01 - march 16, 02

e. "Guitarists Anonymous Withdrawal Aids"

- w/ the addition of a few crdedit titles including Kent Bye etta cetera for camera & Michael Pestel & Eric Myers for instruments & instrument playing as well as Alex Van Ness, Greg Pierce, & Daryl Fleming as guitar addicts & Linda Gielec as a success story

- 35mm filmstrip + 35mm slides + studio soundtrack of sample playing + mini-DV + 1/2" VHS cassette -> 1/2" VHS cassette -> computer -> mini-DV & DVD-R

- 32:41

- december 11, 01 - march 16, 02 / April 23, 09

 

215. a. "Hibonsa o osoleluna! "Heibon" ga omae o Dame m sulumaeni" ("Kill Normality Before It Kills You")

- This is a compilation of the Nudist Mask movies in chronological order w/ most titles removed & w/ relevant footage from 213a. "Circumsubstantial Playing & Blindfolded Tourism" interspersed. The other movies used are: 20. "Seriousness is Death", 98c. "Tent's Muir" {version 3}, 123. "Nudist Party", 130. "Signs & Symptoms of Leptospirosis", 158 b. "Volunteers Collective XII - The Last Transmission From the Short & Happy Life of a Meteorite Nudist Camp", 163. "Funny Farm Summit Meeting", 178. "Mirthplace of the Republicans", & 204. "Y, 2, Nay-Ked!"

- super-8 & 1/2" VHS cassette & 8mm vaudeo & 16mm & mini-DV -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 1:11:04

- '82 - '01

b. "Hibonsa o osoleluna! "Heibon" ga omae o Dame m sulumaeni" ("Kill Normality Before It Kills You")

- This adds Karen Eliot's "I agree with tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE's position on the Art Strike" & 262. "Epidermoid" & credits as well as a new section on the "Neoist Contest" at the Public Works Festival in Toronto in 1981

- super-8 & 1/2" VHS cassette & 8mm vaudeo & 16mm & mini-DV & PXL-2000 & 35mm slide-strip & 35mm filmstrip -> DVD

- 1:30:49

- '81 - '07 - finished february 24, '07

 

204. a. "Where We're"

- w/ text written by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE etta cetera

- w/ readings from tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE; etta cetera; Sharyn Lee Neccai; John Evans; Phat Man Dee

- synthesizer usic from tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE w/ violin samples from David Prentice

- shot in Pittsburgh; Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park; Black Rock City, Nevada (during Burning Man '99); etc.. - using found filmstrips provided by Jubal Brown + 35mm motion picture film provided by Laura Kikauka

- 35mm filmstrip w/ prerecorded sound

- 2:03:30

- october '98 - november '99

b. "Where We're"

- w/ transfer assistance from John Evans

- 35mm filmstrip & recorded sound transferred to 1/2" VHS cassette both as a filmstrip & as a 35mm film (this latter in 16 ways)

c. "Where We're Trailer #1"

- 35mm filmstrip & recorded sound transferred to 1/2" VHS cassette as a 35mm film (in 16 ways)

- 11:16

d. "Where We're Trailer #2"

- 35mm filmstrip & recorded sound transferred to 1/2" VHS cassette as a 35mm film (in 8 ways)

- 5:37

e. "Where We're" (w/ Windsor Generic Tour)

- In the collection of Peter "Brainpang" Warner

- similar to a. except that various vaudeo f/x are used as well as slightly more complicated transfer techniques + footage from the Generic Tour in Windsor is added + a snippet of mystery footage + additional sound from "Livid at the Schmaltzwald" by John Henry Nyenhuis & tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- 2:01:56

f. "Where We're" (w/ Windsor Generic Tour, etc..)

- similar to e. except that additional footage from the Pittsburgh Generic Tour, the "Black Rectangle over the Eye" presentation in Baltimore (that involved a screening of the filmstrip version of "Where We're"), & the American Urological Association is inserted

- 2:01:56

 

202. a. "Shuffle Mode"

- 35mm filmstrip w/ spoken or prerecorded sound

- 3:03

- september - october '99

b. "Shuffle Mode"

- slide show w/ spoken or prerecorded sound

- variable duration - app. 5:00

 

196. a. "In Perplexing Pursuit of the Prodigy Paleontologist" {version 1}

- shot in Northern California @ Lassen National Volcanic Park & @ Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park

- 35mm Möbius strip filmstrip & audio cassette

- 18:25

- october '98 / march '99

b. "In Perplexing Pursuit of the Prodigy Paleontologist" {version 2}

- shot at the Southern Rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, at the Painted Desert & Petrified Forest in New Mexico, & at a lava field in New Mexico

- 35mm Möbius strip filmstrip & audio cassette

- 17:31

- october '98 / march '99

 

195. "Say Cheese! - 5 Days in Wisconsin"

- a trip thru the House on the Rock to Dreamtime Village to Dr. Evermor's Forevertron to Sid Boyum's backyard to the Hmong Reception & Banquet for General Vang Pao at the La Crosse Civic Arena

- with the assistance of Etta Cetera

- 35mm filmstrip & audio cassette

- 53:27

- october '98 - january '99

 

194. a. "Air Drops" {filmstrip version}

- quasi-documentation of a project in collaboration with Delta Bravo

- with the assistance of Juliet Lima & Sierra Lima Foxtrot November

- 35mm filmstrip

- indefinite duration

- september-november '98

b. "Air Drops" {vaudeo version 1}

- tANGO, aLPHA cHARLIE

- quasi-documentation of a project in collaboration with Delta Bravo

- with the assistance of Alpha Charlie, Juliet Lima, Juliet Papa, Sierra Lima Foxtrot November, & Mike Juliet

- 35mm filmstrip, 8mm vaudeo, slides, stills, audio cassette -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 19:30

- september '97 - september '98

c. "Air Drops" {vaudeo version 2}

- using snippets from Current Affairs Films' "UFO'S: WHO'S WATCHING US?" & George Antheil's 2nd Piano Sonata: "The Airplane" (1st movement)

- 35mm filmstrips, 8mm vaudeo, slides, stills, audio cassettes -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 14:20

- september '97 - november '98

 

193. "A History of the Toronto Railway Lands Central & West - Part 3"

- tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE etta cetera

- 35mm filmstrip

- indefinite duration

- august '98

b. "Urban Myth of the Force That Prevents Building on the Railway Lands"

- assistance w/ titling: J-Mew

- VHS + 35mm filmstrip + 35mm slides -> VHS

- 9:00

- summer '98 / december '03

c. "Urban Myth of the Force That Prevents Building on the Railway Lands"

- voice overdub: etta cetera, reenactment camera: Mark O'Connor

- VHS + 35mm filmstrip + 35mm slides -> VHS & mini-DV -> computer -> mini-DV & DVD-R

- 6:01

- summer '98 / december '03 / edit finished May 6, '09

 

192. "Death Bed Aerobics"

- Party Teen on Couch #2 etta cetera

- 2 35mm filmstrips & audio cassette

- 4:45

- july '98

 

178. "FILMSTRIPS"

- a collaboration w/ Orgone Cinema & friends using found filmstrips w/ their original sound + found filmstrips for which new soundtracks were made by Edgar Um-Bucholtz & anonymous & Frauke Johnsen & Greg Pierce & Todd Whitman + found filmstrip sound w/ a new filmstrip made for it by Greg Pierce

- edited by Michael Johnsen & anonymous

- 35mm filmstrips & audio cassettes & records -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 1:01:34

- '96

 

177. "The Postman Always Rings the Homunculous of Woody Allen & Hollis Frampton Twice"

- 35mm filmstrip & audio cassette -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 8:24

- july '96

 

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