Ansaphone

1996
Country: UK
Duration: 6 mins
Colour,
Sound: Sound
Available Format/s: DVD / Digibeta tape / SD Digital file
Themes: 
  • Portraits

  ,

Ansaphone is a collection of video portraits recorded on a specially made spinning camera. However, each person’s portrait or appearance in the video is determined by the length of the ansaphone message they have left on George’s machine at one time or another. As it is based on George’s ansamachine, the people in it are chiefly friends. Most prominent are Martin Amis, Paul Smith and Suzanne Moore, who have lain down in order for George to take their portrait.

More works by George Barber

We’d love to hear from you

If you would like to speak to a member of our team, please get in touch

Skip to content