Ghost in the Machine

Raphael Montañez Ortiz

1996, 42:17 minutes, colour/B&W, English


Digitally (computer) Animated 1 to 20 seconds of appropriated film footage - computer animated to lengths of from 3 to 30 minutes.
Video footage shot by artist of Lakota Dancer is included in Ghost in the Machine (2 channel sound).
Original sound is wave form generator manipulated first such works were completed by this artist in 1983-84 and first festival exhibited at New York City public Theater 1984 video and film festival.
It's micro-computer-proto-type entitled Cowboy Indian was manually-ritually de-structed and randomly film-edited appropriated film footage completed by this artist in 1957-58.

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