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made in collaboration with The Sydney Front

2.35 min video or 16mm film, mono sound, 1992

'short video work made for calibrating audio levels at 0dB and physical gestures to the highest possible emotional level'

a companion piece to Techno/Dumb/Show 1991

 

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Credits

performers: The Sydney Front (Elise Ahamnos, Andrea Eloise, Nigel Kellaway, Christopher Ryan)
mise en scène, sound: John Gillies

 

first broadcast: Rage, ABC TV, Australia

first screened: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

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John Gillies and The Sydney Front by Pamela Hansford

John Gillies: A Cinema of Lost Images by Therese Davis

Live Art/Media Art: John Gillies and the Techno Live by Edward Scheer

John Gillies makes Video by Ruark Lewis

John Gillies and the Craft of Video by Nicholas Zurbrugg

Collections

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
Griffith University Art Collection, Brisbane

Selected Screenings and Exhibitions
Griffith University Art Museum, Brisbane 2007

John Gillies: Video Works, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane 2006

John Gillies: Videoworks, PICA, Perth 2005
Prime 04: art+music+video, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane 2004
25 Years of Performance Art in Australia, Performance Space, Sydney 1994 
Video Positive ’93, Unity Theatre, Newcastle (UK) 1993

Matinaze, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 1993

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