Description: Digital video or 16mm
Exhibition mode: Option 1 (Cinema): 16mm film projection. Option 2 (Gallery): Digital video projection or LCD flatscreen. Loop optional.
Media details: SD Digital video conversion from 16mm Ektachrome film. Ratio: 4:3. Stereo audio.
EARTHWORKS (1971/72) A simultaneous, ten minute performance & recording event – co-incided with autumn and spring equinoxes, on the 23 or 24th of Sept – (depending on the longitude of location) 1971 – proposed for 1800 hours G.M.T at 15 diverse earth locations representing a diversity of physical phenomena on earth re: altitude, latitude & longitude. The event aimed to capture a temporary instant in the continuum of universal ebb and flow.
Concept/Editor: Phil Dadson
Camera: IB Heller and Leon Narbey (1971)
Edited by Phil Dadson with stills and audio received from project participants (1972)
Concertina, St Paul St Gallery, Auckland (2006)
Tapping the Pulse Philip Dadson works 1971-2004, New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington (2005)
Global Conceptualism, Queens Museum of Art, New York (1999)
Headlands, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (1992)