Mitch Corber

JOHN CAGE: MAN AND MYTH (1990 ) DVD NTSC, color, 58 min

Genre: Documentary

Keywords: arts & artists, biography & autobiography, music , philosophical

Zen genius John Cage is one of the great philosopher-artists of the 20th Century, adding the necessary spice to post-WW2 music, poetry and performance art in America. More than any other artist-composer, John Cage relays the teachings of Thoreau, Duchamp and Stein into our modern media vocabulary. He touches us how to listen.

John Cage: Man and Myth is an exhilarating multimedia achievement. Mix the close-up Cage interview with fresh insights by a dozen major avant-garde lights: Allan Kaprow, Richard Kostelanetz, Alison Knowles, Jackson MacLow, Marjorie Perloff, David Antin, Glenn Branca, Johnny Reinhard & Phillip Glass, season with Portrait by the dada performance artist Stuart Sherman now simmer ingredients in a sizzling Cage-inspired edit souffle.

An inventor's son, John Cage turned music on its ear in the 40's with 4'33' and his prepared piano (inserting into the strings all sorta of weather-stripping, bamboo, screws, bolts and wedges of plastic to alter its traditional sound). Here pianist Joshua Pierce displays the prepared piano and performs Cage's haunting Sonatas and Interludes.

DVD NTSC Sale: $50

Mitch Corber

APARTHEID ASIDE (1986) DVD NTSC, color, 8 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: music, polititcal / social activism

Political rock-song driven APARTHEID ASIDE : 'No matter how far you run, you can't run away from yourself.' Both a colorized and black-white delight. A cinematic kaleidoscope offering the viewer a psychedelic and reverberating quick-cut technique.

DVD NTSC Sale: $30

Mitch Corber

QUIVER CITY (1984 ) DVD NTSC, color, 13 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: environment and nature, music, philosophical, polititcal / social activism

The grit and magic of New York City during a rumored nuke scare by poetry video's Mitch Corber of Thin Air Video. Truly a multi-media gem bristling evocatively in social commentary, experimental image and poignant original soundtrack.

DVD NTSC Sale: $40

Mitch Corber

Nomads of New York (2016) DVD NTSC, color, 73 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Keywords: arts & artists

Masterful, heightened and well-filmed view of 25 Poets, Musicians and Artists and their inspired original work in a symbiotic continuum. Collage-documentary from the New York City area and environs. With spectacular sound design and fx. Serious artist documentary with surprising dose of humor in parts. Starring in alphabetical order: POETS William Blake, Bill Considine, Mitch Corber, Dorothy Friedman, Allen Ginsberg, Hettie Jones, Ron Kolm, Elizabeth Morse, Eileen Myles, Elinor Nauen, Bob Rosenthal, Thad Rutkowski, Tom Savage, Susan Scutti, Larissa Shmailo, Sparrow, Paul Violi and Lewis Warsh MUSICIANS Corber, Gregory Gelman, Blake-Ginsberg Ensemble (Ginsberg, Heather Hardy & Steven Taylor) and Sheryl H. Simler ARTISTS Corber, Frank Mann, Clayton Patterson and Robin Winters and PARTICIPANTS Minnie Berman, Ram Dass, Yossi Rosenberg, Lehman Weichselbaum and Simone Weichselbaum

Rental: $50.00
DVD NTSC Rental: $50.00

DVD NTSC Sale: $200.00

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