reviews

  • Alan Rath, Jeanne C. Finley, George Kuchar

    San Francisco International Video Festival

    The “preconstruction” setting of this video-gallery-to-be turned out to be less manageable than had been anticipated, what with stacks of plywood and Sheetrock waiting in the wings (or, anyhow, the foyer). Nevertheless, Alan Rath’s three new electronic sculptures, Jeanne C. Finley’s pair of slide-cum-video presentations, and George Kuchar’s motel-room environment for his videotape Weather Diary 1 all commanded their discrete spaces bravely. In fact, since the installations together shared a high degree of wreckage and calamity content, the ambient topos of renovation took on an especially ironic

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  • Alan Rath, Jeanne C. Finley, George Kuchar

    San Francisco International Video Festival

    The “preconstruction” setting of this video-gallery-to-be turned out to be less manageable than had been anticipated, what with stacks of plywood and Sheetrock waiting in the wings (or, anyhow, the foyer). Nevertheless, Alan Rath’s three new electronic sculptures, Jeanne C. Finley’s pair of slide-cum-video presentations, and George Kuchar’s motel-room environment for his videotape Weather Diary 1 all commanded their discrete spaces bravely. In fact, since the installations together shared a high degree of wreckage and calamity content, the ambient topos of renovation took on an especially ironic

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