Jeff Conoway (drummer Psychic Paramount, NY)
June 2010: Fort Worth Water Gardens, Texas, United States.
Worth Water Gardens, visitor information boards,
Run, script adaptation of the novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton
of Heaven, by Ursula Le Guinn: telefilm adaptation.
Carrol: Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.
June 2010: Fort
Worth Water Gardens, Texas, United
continual panning action of the roaming lens focus’ our gaze on a seemingly
haptic, almost tactile experience of the site, contrasted by the zoom of the
lens to a distant optic perspective as the corner is turned, to be interrupted
only by the text and the speed of the zoom as the viewer is instructed to ‘RUN
RUNNER RUN’. The
disjunctive synthesis of ‘and … and … and…’ as the repeated images flow one
from another disrupt the seemingly straight objective of data-collection: a
sense of how the world is, remains confounded. The
text is compiled in much the same way: an ‘aggregate’ truth from a collection
of references found at the site, where both Logan’s Run, and Ursula le Guinn’s
novel: Lathe of Heaven, (adapted for telefilm) were shot on location. The
architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee reference Alice in Wonderland,
playing with ideas of scale, mirrored in the control of the camera, and edit of
the video, whilst Lewis Carrols text contributes to a disjointed hypertext
woven from the visitors information boards at the site, and the associated film