PONG PING PONG (1971)

Film and sound installation and performance

 
Western College, Oxford, Ohio, 1971

Western College, Oxford, Ohio, 1971

 
 
 

Pong Ping Pong is a film installation revealing the circular and reciprocating nature of the film medium and activating the space between projector and projection. The film is projected from a custom turntable that moves the entire image back and forth and slowly around 360 degrees. The image is projected onto a 40 foot diameter circle of 24 screens. The subject of the film is a ping pong game. The camera, mounted on the turntable machine, swings back and forth while the entire mechanism slowly moves around and around the table looking in at the game. With the film projected from the center, the space is turned inside out.

16mm | film and sound environment | 25 minutes

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Pong Ping Pong installation plan (1971)

Pong Ping Pong installation plan (1971)

 
 
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