Phill Niblock's notes on his happenings, posted occasionally by slacker webmasters at his request.
Friday, May 27, 2005
Some very old films of mine and the famed "Dr. Chicago" films of George Manupelli at Anthiology Film Archives:
Phill Niblock's Early Films
Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at 8pm
in the festival "Eye & Ear Controlled"
Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue (corner Second Street), New York 212 5055181, www.anthologyfilmarchives.org
Morning (1966-69) 17 minutes. Directed by Phill Niblock, from an idea by Phill Niblock and Jean Claude Van Itallie, filmed by PN, text by Lee Worley and Michael Corner, with members of the Open Theater group. Starring Lee Worley, James Barbosa, Cynthis Harris, Sharon Gans, Joseph Chaikin; text read by Lee Worley, James Barbosa, Barbara Porte, Dorothy Lyman, Michael Corner. Black and White 16mm film.
The Magic Sun (1966 - 68) 17 Minutes. Filmed by Phill Niblock, with and of members of the Sun Ra Arkestra, music by Sun Ra and the Arkestra. Filmed with a high contrast Black and White 16mm film.
Dog Track (1969) 8:30 minutes. A film by Phill Niblock, with a found text read by Barbara Porte. Color 16mm film.
Annie (1968) 8 minutes. A film by Phill Niblock, a portrait of the dancer Ann Danoff, with a sound collage sound track. Color 16mm film.
Max (1966 - 68) 7 minutes. Filmed by Phill Niblock, edited by David Gearey. An image collage film / portrait of Max Neuhaus, with a collage sound track by Max Neuhaus. Black and White 16mm film.
Raoul (1968 - 69) 20 minutes. A film by Phill Niblock. A portrait of the painter Raoul Middleman, with extensive use of time-lapse film technique. The sound track is improvised by Raoul Middleman and Phill Niblock. Color 16mm film.
and, starting tonight, may 26*********
Subject: This week at Anthology Film Archives: Composers in Person, more
ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES
32 SECOND AVENUE NEW YORK, NY 10003 www.anthologyfilmarchives.org
This week at Anthology:
--EYE & EAR CONTROLLED: ROBERT ASHLEY, ALVIN LUCIER, GEORGE MANUPELLI + MICHAEL SNOW IN PERSON!!! --ESSENTIAL CINEMA --BLAKE EDWARDS DOUBLE SCREENING / DOUBLE FEATURE!!
EYE & EAR CONTROLLED: ROBERT ASHLEY, ALVIN LUCIER, GEORGE MANUPELLI + MICHAEL SNOW IN PERSON!!!
The 3-week series continues; this week1s amazing line-up of special guests includes Lucier, Ashley, Manupelli, and Snow all stopping by to discuss new and old work:
May 26-28 GEORGE MANUPELLI, ROBERT ASHLEY & ALVIN LUCIER
1968, 90 minutes, 16mm. Featuring Alvin Lucier, Mary Ashley, Steve Paxton. Soundtrack by Robert Ashley. -Thursday, May 26 at 8:00, Introduced by George Manupelli!
RIDE DR. CHICAGO RIDE
1970, 90 minutes, 16mm. Featuring Alvin Lucier, Mary Ashley, Steve Paxton. Soundtrack by Robert Ashley. -Friday, May 27 at 8:00, Introduced by Alvin Lucier!
VIDEOS BY ROBERT ASHLEY ---Introduced by Robert Ashley
Composer of operas for stage and television, Robert Ashley is one of the preeminent names in modern music. We are thrilled to have Ashley here to introduce three of his most invigorating video creations. ATLANTA STRATEGY 1984, 27:45 minutes, video. MUSIC WORD FIRE AND I WOULD DO IT AGAIN 1981, 27 minutes, video. MUSIC WITH ROOTS IN THE AETHER 7: ROBERT ASHLEY 1976, 58:40 minutes, video. -Saturday, May 28 at 5:00, Introduced by Robert Ashley!
CRY DR. CHICAGO
1971, 90 minutes, 16mm. Featuring Alvin Lucier, Mary Ashley, Steve Paxton. Soundtrack by Robert Ashley. -Saturday, May 28 at 8:00, Introduced by Robert Ashley!
May 29 MICHAEL SNOWin person
RAMEAU1S NEPHEW BY DIDEROT (THANX TO DENNIS YOUNG) BY WILMA SCHOEN 268 minutes, 16mm. Arguably Snow1s best film and, without a doubt, the most amazing meta-statement about sound/image relationship ever concocted. You1ll never believe that it was 4 1/2 hours long. -Sunday, May 29 at 3:00
Michael Snow1s new film:
(aka SHORTSTORY) 2005, 30 minutes, 16mm, sound. PREMIERE!!!!! with NEW YORK EAR AND EYE CONTROL 1964, 34 minutes, 16mm, sound. -Sunday, May 29 at 8:30
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