Shirley Clarke: Late Works

  • 125 mins

A selection of Clarke's pioneering and influential work with video, from the 1970s and 80s.

Please note this screening contains strobe effects.

With the new medium of video still in its infancy, Clarke immediately recognised and began to explore its progressive possibilities. Based in the penthouse of the infamous Hotel Chelsea, she formed the ‘TeePee Video Space Troupe’ collective of visual artists, and developed a powerful fusion of live performance and video. Highlights include Tongues and Savage/Love, Clarke’s trailblazing collaborations with actor/director Joseph Chaikin and acclaimed playwright/actor Sam Shepard.

Screening with:

24 Frames per Second
  • Shirley Clarke /
  • United States of America /
  • 1977 /
  • 4 mins
Four Journeys into Mystic Time
  • Shirley Clarke /
  • 1979 /
  • 60 mins
Savage/love
  • Shirley Clarke /
  • United States of America /
  • 1981 /
  • 26 mins
Teepee Video Space Troupe: The Early Years
  • Shirley Clarke /
  • United States of America /
  • 1971 /
  • 16 mins
Tongues
  • Shirley Clarke /
  • 1982 /
  • 20 mins

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