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Format: DVD
Label & Cat.Number: Family Vineyard FV40
Release Year: 2008
Note: highly praised visualy by ex LOVELY MIDGET from New Zealand, "a digital seance of aural and visual sculptures"; incl. 20 page booklet
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €16.50

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Die Neuseelnderin RACHEL SHEARER war vormals als LOVELY MIDGET aktiv, jetzt prsentiert sie auf FAKERIE einen hchst minimalen und meditativen Experimental-Film mit Synchron-Sound, in denen sieben fix positionierte siebenstrahlige "Sterne" Leucht- und Klangintensitten in sich vereinen...

"Fakerie is a digital sance of aural and visual sculptures by the New Zealand artist Rachel Shearer, formerly known as Lovely Midget. Filmed in an environment to facilitate focused listening, Fakerie is as much for the ears as the eyes. Glowing white lights ebb and expand from darkness in shifting series -- like clustered stars -- as penetrating resonances of acoustic and electronic overtones decompose into the tiniest sand-like components. Traces of Mary Lucier's mid-1970s burn films and Francois Bayle's musical investigation into the physical and psychical world is present. The specially programmed Region 0 (free)/NTSC format DVD plays in constant loop. Its 22-minutes can be expanded into hours allowing the user to immerse themselves in the work. This DVD is Shearer's first long-form film release. In the past 20 years she has released records on Siltbreeze, Xpressway, Flying Nun, Corpus Hermeticum and Ecstatic Peace as Lovely Midget and with Queen Meanie Puss and Angelhead. Packaged in a mini-LP-styled gatefold book, this set also contains a 20-page booklet investigating the ghosts, distances and signals of Fakerie." [label info]