Peter Cramer

Corrective Measures: Politically Speaking (1986) VHS NTSC, color, 10 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Political / Social Activism

FROM THE NAKED EYE CINEMA - Capturing the conflict of fighting violence with violence, terror against terrorism, politics exploiting itself.

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Peter Cramer

Coney Island (1987) DVD NTSC, color, 12 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Keywords: Landscape & Architecture, Political / Social Activism

"A haunting document of what was once the worlds most famous amusement park beach resort." - Naked Eye Cinema

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Peter Cramer

Haiku Series Parts I & III (1989) VHS NTSC, color, 6 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Family, Landscape & Architecture

FROM THE NAKED EYE CINEMA - A New England family weekend takes on the sparse simplicity of a Japanese haiku.

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Peter Cramer

Black & White Study 1990 (1990) 16mm, black and white, 8 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Comedy, Erotic, Films about Film, Media, Queer / Bi / Trans

FROM THE NAKED EYE CINEMA - An exploration of chiarusco, nudes, movement and film techniques in constantly shifting fields of perception. Eroticism and humor highlight an interracial couple engaged in a tableau vivant of opposites and attractions. Premiered at the New York Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film Festival (now MIX)Festival.

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Peter Cramer

Introducing Mr. Diana (1996) VHS NTSC, color, 27 min

Genre: Documentary

Keywords: Art & Artists, Political / Social Activism

FROM THE NAKED EYE CINEMA - INTRODUCING MR. DIANA, a video short documenting the arrival of controversial comic book artist and illustrator Michael Diana--the hottest astral flame to scorch New York City's creative underbelly--to New York City. Facing obscenity charges in Florida, he has already done time there for his shocking and outrageously funny pictorial observations. His stellar popularity in the underground realm of ribald iconiclasm has made him a current target of authoritative 'zine'-o-phobia. In his art he exposes the hypocrisy of common atrocities committed in the name of Traditional Values: those of Family, Church, and Nation; Ideas that he gets straight from TV news. Mike's soft spoken, gentle character is in sharp contrast to the harsh images of bloody sexuality he creates. His persona combines the raw innocence of Melvile's Billy Budd with the lusty ingenuousness of Voltaire's Candide. The video features the "three faces of Mike": Artist, Political Scapegoat, and Object Of Desire. Explore the territory "Inside Michael Diana", as the film makers survey his surfer-buff physique. He stands poised amidst the jumble of severed limbs, human genitalia, and visceral secretions of his own creation. The video also features an appearance by Martha Wilson, whose sexually explicit exhibition and performance curatorial of the past twelve years made her alternative space Franklin Furnace a front-runner in challenging today's harshly vindictive climate of censorship in public art funding, production, and presentation.

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Peter Cramer

Giornalisti En Maschera (Journalists In Disguise) (2009) DVD NTSC, color, 30 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Keywords: art & artists

An experimental documentary woven together by excerpts from Thomas Mann's Death in Venice. Created during Emily Harvey's Venice gallery opening of the Fluxus group show concurrent with the 49th Venice Biennial, June 2001. Featuring an interview with designer, Mary McFadden. Did painting die, or simply meiotically reproduce as video art? Has nationalism outlived its cultural relevance? These familiar questions and others are reconstituted and posed at the press previews of the 2001 Venice Biennial. The directors/ performers investigate relations of art, business, and politics in the guise of objective journalist three months preceding 9/11. Other interviewee include Special Prize winners Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller (Canada), and other artists.

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Peter Cramer

Soma, Soma, Soma (2000) DVD NTSC, color, 34 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Keywords: art & artists

A document of the exhibition of the same title at NYC's Sculpture Space. Examining three generations of conceptual, performance, and installation by artists Geoffrey Hendricks, William Pope L., and Patty Chang with interviews and footage of their exhibition performances. A documentary video of the exhibition of the same title curated by William Pope L. at NYC's Sculpture Center at its former location of East 69th St. Originally conceived as a private commission by the artist Geoffrey Hendricks to document his performance, Cramer & Waters had access to include the artists regarding their participation to provide a wider context for the exhibition.

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