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Video and Language/Video as Language

November 22 – December 30, 1987

 
Richard Serra
Boomerang, 1974
10 min., color, mono
 
Nancy Holt wearing headphones sits in a recording studio in a tightly framed close shot. Her voice is slightly delayed between speaking and hearing herself in the headset. This eliminates the normal feedback by which all of us situate ourselves in the world. Holt describes her situation and its confusing effects.
 

   
   
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