T.J. Wilcox: Films by T.J. WilcoxT.J. Wilcox: Films by T.J. Wilcox

T.J. Wilcox: Films

By (artist)T.J. WilcoxText byHilton Als, Johanna Burton

Paperback | March 1, 2007

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This comprehensive monograph illuminates Wilcox's work in collaged movie and television footage and handmade animation--mythical romantic mini-narratives--with essays from Johanna Burton and New Yorker critic Hilton Als. Wilcox shoots in Super 8, both original footage and preexisting film from a video monitor, transfers his work to video for editing, and then to 16 millimeter for presentation. When it is shown, the sound of the projector dominates the gallery space, while the silence of the film itself indexes the impossibility of hearing the silent voices. There is no illusion of transparency, of believing one might share any kind of simple present with the characters on the screen. Instead, the transfers between formats give the collected imagery a sort of patina, suggesting not only temporal distance--the weight of history--but also a shift in the equilibrium of the senses. As seen at The Museum of Modern Art and the 2004 Whitney Biennial in New York.
Hilton Als is an American writer and theater critic born in New York City, New York in 1960. He began contributing pieces to The New Yorker magazine in 1989 and later worked as a staff writer and theater critic. He worked as a staff writer for The Village Voice, an Editor-at-large at Vibe and wrote articles for The Nation. He collabora...
Title:T.J. Wilcox: FilmsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 11 × 9.5 × 0.68 inPublished:March 1, 2007Publisher:JRP | RingierLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3905701960

ISBN - 13:9783905701968