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Title
Perte Loss
Creator
Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung
Date Created and/or Issued
1979-1979
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Original rough script for Cha's video performance titled "Perte Loss." "Perte" translated in French means "loss, waste, leakage, discharge." See museum# 1992.4.114-117
A general outline of Cha's video performance "Perte Loss." The video performance is unfinished. Cha proposed the work for Video Free America performance series, 1979. She disagreed with the organization of the series and withdrew her entry. "Perte Loss" includes 2 video monitors and Cha "behind the glass also as a video image". Themes of "Perte Loss" are "loss of time", "passage of time", loss-memory", "waiting time". "Lost Loss of time (relative) everyday having the value- worker. Everyday with different value meaning with change of context". "Passage of time- time interval everything always in the past. The present is mere acknowledgement". "Loss- memory, therefore language to to describe the image to recall". "Waiting time- different value all together".
Type
image
Format
Documentation Typewritten text on paper. Handwritten additions in pencil. 3 pages. w8.5 x h11 inches
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf38700290
1992.4.113
Subject
Cha Collection
Video Art