Infermental 6 (1987)

Logo der Video-Zeitschrift »Infermental«

Vancouver, Canada, 1987
59 contributions, 25 countries, 6 hours

Editors: Vera Bódy / Hank Bull
Supervisor: Gérard Couty

This is the first edition of »Infermental« to be produced outside Europe. The intention from the beginning was to make it the most international survey to date. We wanted to make a video map of the world. Not a map to draw national borderlines, but one to chart personal mythologies, poetics, and the response to mass media and computers. The editors would accept the terrain as they found it and fit the fragments together like pieces of a puzzle in the search to discover new relationships, tendencies, perhaps new ways of thinking. 
We sent out 3,000 invitations and received over 300 replies, enough to produce three editions! As we viewed all these tapes we established very open, subjective contexts. These contexts act as prisms for splitting and diffracting ideas into different groups. Their names relate directly to the tactile sense of video. You will get a better sense of them from looking as the tapes than from reading about them in this book. 

[Hank Bull]
 

Content

  1. Satellite Control

  2. Poetical Economy

  3. Fractal Grammar

  4. Telepathic Music

  5. Myxology

  6. Cross-Cultural Television

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Year

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Satellite Control

Anding, Volker

Dienstag

D

1986

04:30

Blumberg, Skip

Seoul Brother (excerpt)

USA

1986

04:24

Feingold, Ken

The Double (excerpt)

USA/IND

1984

05:17

Goff, John

Transitive Four

GB

1986

04:30

Kitajima, Taeko

Flying Insects

J

1986

04:30

McDonald, Laurie

A Dedication to Lee Choon-Sop

USA

1984

03:15

Montanez Ortiz, Rafael

What Is This

USA

1985

09:25

Rimmer, David

As Seen on TV

CDN

1986

08:29

Ruggirello, Jean-Claude

Flash Information I

F

1986

33

Ruggirello, Jean-Claude

Flash Information II

F

1986

18

Schmid, Anka /
Stöcklin, Tania

Rondo Gravitat

D

1986

05:41

Trudel, Jean-Pierre /
Bédard, Mario

Une minute vidéo

CDN

1986

01:11

TV Bob / Dave McIntosh

Graven Angst

CDN

1986

03:15

 

Poetical Economy

Art d`Ameublement pour
les Bourgeois Nouveaux

The Elephant

CDN

1986

01:09

Aurand, Ute / Pfeiffer, Ulrike

Oh!

D

1986

04:50

Babeth

Joseph Beuys at Europoort (excerpt)

NL

1985

01:44

Hering, Bertold

Die Lustigen Dingen

D

1985

08:48

Hill, Gary

Happenstance (part one of many parts)

USA

1982 - 83

06:23

Kirberg, Rainer

A Shadow of the Present

D

1985

39

Rosenfeld, Lotty

Proposicion para (entre) Cruzar Espacios Limites

RCH

1983

04:20

St. James, Marty / Wilson, Anne

Iron Heart

GB

1986

08:15

Tabata, Kouichi

La Neige

J

1986

04:30

Vetó, János

A szobarol. Hommage to Tibor Hajas

H

1986

05:09

Warshawski, Morrie

9 Romantic Days (& Nights) (excerpt)

USA

1982

03:14

Wonders, Sascha / Hirt, Günter

Outside the World I Wish I Were In

D/RUS

1986

05:00

 

Fractal Grammar

Boeffgen, Hans Peter /
Reinen, Harry

Bananen

D

1986

04:24

Ferenczi, Gábor /
Togay, Can

Heimatland

H

1986

05:32

Hayes, Barney W.

The Damning Cue

USA

1986

09:20

Metcalfe, Eric /
Mowbray, Ed / Nakajima, Ko

Ninjazz

J

1985

06:13

Oerlemans, Yvonne

Pa-Ma-Triachaat

NL

1984

51

Radio Robotnik TV

Eloquence (excerpt)

NL

1986

05:15

Schier, Ika

R. E. N. U. S
(Rituale eines noch unbekannten Stammes)

D

1986

02:42

Soltau, Annegret

Schwanger

D

1986

05:53

Wong, Paul

Chinavision (excerpt)

CDN

1986

02:35

Woodbury, Greg /
Nichols, Barry

Snakes in the Grass

CDN

1986

08:29

Wyngaarden, Corry

Technology Knows no Sacred Cows

CDN

1985

03:52

 

Telepathic Music

Amali, Michiko

Chickens

J

1986

02:11

Black, Byron

War in Flowerland

T

1985

07:38

Czerwinska, Yoanna

The Targes

PL

1986

04:13

de Bruyn, Dirk

Vision

AUS

1986

03:43

Dragu, Margaret

Breath (excerpt)

CDN

1985

03:16

Erotic Psyche

Pyrotechnics

USA

1986

10:35

Graf, Frank

Fahrenheit 625

D

1986

03:16

Hansen, Al

Images (excerpt)

DK

1978

05:40

Kawaguchi, Mao

Mountains of Memory

J

1986

02:10

Kiessling, Dieter

Falling Disk

D

1986

35

Robakowski, Josef

Polish Rock

PL

1986

03:16

Romvári, György

Insomnia

H

1984

06:37

Servaas

Apartheid Is the Devil (excerpt)

NL

1986

06:04

 

Myxology

Edgar Heap of Birds

In Our Language

USA

1982

05:19

Frigo

Le Pape à Lyon

F

1986

03:16

Kusomo, Sardono / Prakosa, Gotot

Meta-Ecology

RI

1979 - 83

04:07

Lister, Ardele

Hell

USA

1984

16:40

M. Raskin Stichting Ens.

Le Froid de la Vie

D

1985

01:42

Salloum, Jayce

The Ascent of Man Part 1

USA

1986

04:37

Sucking Chest Wound

9 Steps to Survival

CDN

1986

01:03

Wentscher, Herbert

Video through the Ages

D

1986

04:48

Wiener, Zelko

Schirmbilder

A

1986

05:44

Wong, Malcolm

Romeo Place

J

1986

08:18

 

Cross-Cultural Television

Bull, Hank /
Muntadas, Antonio

Special Feature:
Cross-Cultural Television

CDN

1987

35:11