Vipotnik, Miha
No. 215
"Path of Crazy Wisdom"

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Artist: Vipotnik, Miha
Title: Path of Crazy Wisdom
Duration: 00:09:58
Year: 1993
Genre: Experimental video / Documentary video / Art video
Production: CalArts, Los Angeles
Camera: Kosta Krstić, Miha Vipotnik
Country: USA
Language: english
 
SYNOPSIS
Through a structure of an interview the video explores the life of an American sculptor Eric Orr. Questions about his work exchange with personal topics and in some moments reach the point of absurd and complete fiction.
Due to a usage of the camera and editing the video gives an impression of a police interrogation. In the ending credits the artist is listed as "The accused". Shots of the interview are in parts interrupted by quotes and photographs from Eric Orr's literary work Zero Mass - The art of Eric Orr .
 
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