Collection / Works / 2'45” by William Raban

UK, 1973
3 minutes B&W, Opt.
16mm

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Documentation of a live performance.
An important aspect of 2'45" is that it records the history of its making. It is a 'time-lapse' film in the sense that within its 2 minutes 45 seconds duration, it reveals all its past presentations as a film of a film of a film etc. Once the film has been projected, it is discarded, since it exists in the form of a latent image on the film in the camera, and will be developed prior to its projection for the next audience viewing and refilming. (WR)