"Untilted"

"Untilted"

16mm, color, sound, 17.25 min
"Made in 1983-4, UNTILTED takes an intrigued look around and reports on how things appeared then and what everyone was up to. Lines from a poem by John Ashbery (the title is his also, but from a ...
Rental format: 16mm

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"Made in 1983-4, UNTILTED takes an intrigued look around and reports on how things appeared then and what everyone was up to. Lines from a poem by John Ashbery (the title is his also, but from a different poem) cross the screen at times and our grasp of his elusive language is strengthened by the accompanying images. The land and people of Maine, New Mexico, and New York City appear to wittily chosen music by Busconi, Duke Ellington, Merle Haggard, Philip Glass, Cecil Taylor, et al. There are heroic hang-gliders soaring over hills, cars streaming sweetly around a corner in Lower Manhattan, and Yoshiko Chuma's dancers in fierce rehearsal, performing with vulnerable whimsey at a traffic intersection and frolicking intently (and unclothed) in the woods. Nudes appear with nonchalance in various other, often unlikely, circumstances, their nakedness different in quality every time. We take a tender look at pedestrians in Herald Square, snow falling at night on a city street, a fern in the sunlight, and bananas dancing where they will. Words, music, and images are so skillfully assembled here that they serve to reveal each other in surprising and delightful ways. UNTILTED is a great pleasure at first viewing and so rich that you will want to see it over and over again." – Louise Hamlin (1984).

Films

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    Under The Brooklyn Bridge
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    Aviary
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    Inside Dope
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    Slipperella
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    Dwellings
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    Yvonne Jacquette Painting "Autumn Expansion"
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    All Major Credit Cards
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    All Major Credit Cards
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    Indelible, Inedible
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    Indelible, Inedible
    Rudolph Burckhardt

    16mm, color, silent, 8.25 min
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    Central Park in the Dark
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    Central Park in the Dark
    Rudolph Burckhardt

    16mm, color, sound, 8 min
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    The Nude Pond
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    The Nude Pond
    Rudolph Burckhardt

    16mm, color, sound, 29.75 min
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    Apple, The And In Bed (Two Videos)
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    Apple, The And In Bed (Two Videos)
    Rudolph Burckhardt

    video, color, sound, 40 min
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    Dancers, Buildings and People in the Street
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    Dancers, Buildings and People in the Street
    Rudolph Burckhardt

    16mm, color, sound, 15 min
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    In Bed
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    In Bed
    Rudolph Burckhardt

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    Zipper
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    Zipper
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    16mm, color, sound, 25 min
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    • Environment / Nature
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    Mystic Grange or Our Favorite Flower
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    Mystic Grange or Our Favorite Flower
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    16mm, color, sound, 30 min
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    Great Regular Flavor
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    Great Regular Flavor
    Rudolph Burckhardt

    16mm, color, sound, 18 min
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    Ostensibly
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    Ostensibly
    Rudolph Burckhardt

    16mm, color, sound, 16 min
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