Three Changes


1972, 1 minute loop, b&w and color, 16mm film


The film was made in the San Diego 5th Avenue space. Three different activities were filmed. The first segment was a one minute static shot of a plastic curtain lit from the front. In the second segment , in positive black and white a performer enters from the left and takes down the plastic curtain. The third segment , in color positive is a dissolve from the static space to an all blue screen. The three segments were shown simultaneously side by side at Sonnabend gallery. Each screen was projected six feet tall with the bottoms of each screen touching the floor. The first ,second and third segments were butted against one another.

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