Mouth to mouth /

English and Korean words appear on the screen, a mouth forms the shape of an "O," then opens and closes. Is this the beginning of language? In this early videotape, Cha isolates and repeats a simple, physical act - a mouth forming the eight Korean vowel graphemes - so that this ordinary ac...

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Author / Creator:Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung.
Imprint:New York : Electronic Arts Intermix, [200-?]
Description:1 videodisc (8 min.) : b&w, sd. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language:English
Subject:Speech.
Video art.
Performance art.
Mouth.
Korean language.
Korean language.
Mouth.
Performance art.
Speech.
Video art.
Experimental films.
Short films.
Art films.
Experimental films.
Nonfiction films.
Short films.
Video installations (Art)
Format: DVD Video
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7977463
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Other authors / contributors:Electronic Arts Intermix (Organization)
Notes:Originally filmed in 1975.
DVD.
Summary:English and Korean words appear on the screen, a mouth forms the shape of an "O," then opens and closes. Is this the beginning of language? In this early videotape, Cha isolates and repeats a simple, physical act - a mouth forming the eight Korean vowel graphemes - so that this ordinary action becomes something primal and riveting.

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Call Number: DVD NX456.5.P38C435 2001 c.1
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