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On the Camera Arts and Consecutive Matters – the writings of Hollis Frampton (Leonardo journal)

Mike Leggett

'The artist Hollis Frampton describes the experience of using video for the first time in the late 1960s: “I made a piece, a half-hour long, in one continuous take. Then I rewound the notation and saw my work right away … some part of my puritanical filmmaker’s nature remains appalled to this day. The gratification was so intense and immediate that I felt confused. I thought I might be turning into a barbarian; or maybe even a musician.”