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Indefintion Transference No.1

Peter Kennedy
23 November 1971 7 December 1971

Indefinition Transference - No.1 – Performed by Peter Kennedy

Piece of ten minute duration …
… Video and Audio Indefinition Transference

The video microphone is to be heavily bound with a number of pieces of transparent adhesive tape of varying length.
The binding is to occur around the most sound-sensitive area of the microphone. A performer, in front of the camera, should remove the pieces of adhesive tape one by one.
Each piece, as it is removed , should be placed by the performer across the lens of the camera.
It is intended that, as the work proceeds, the audio definition should increase in direct proportion to the decreasing video definition.

Technical Directions: The camera should record the activity from a fixed position, concentrating on the hands / microphone activity.
There should be no attempt to focus on the performers hands while he is adhering tape to the camera lens.
Volume control should be such as to record the increasing aural clarity of the sounds of manipulation of the microphone whilst removing adhesive tape.

Peter Kennedy 1971

Sydney
NSW
Australia
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Peter Kennedy's instructions for Indefintion Transference No.1 from the Inhibodress Video Tapes catalogue.
Peter Kennedy's instructions for Indefintion Transference No.1 from the Inhibodress Video Tapes catalogue.