Re: a new thread

Robert Wechsler (
Fri, 8 Jan 1999 00:33:42 +0100

>A question for the list at large -- What is the (now) most antiquated
>piece of equipment you've worked with?

my ankle sox.


>sandi kurtz
>On Thu, 7 Jan 1999, MR STEVEN W MALKUS wrote:
>> Hi...from an old dancevideo and dance-tech hand (Dance in America in
>> the mid 70's
>> when people like Ed Emshwiller were already light years ahead)---and
>> it was certainly
>> the same question(s) then...
>> My answer...Why not?...If you can make it interesting enough to get
>> anyone's attention...
>> Who cares about the rationale, money, or politics(dare I say it) as
>> long as no one has sold
>> their soul and no weapons are involved! And whoever said its all
>> movement, it's all dance--
>> they are right! And the new media does create an attention deficient
>> audience by nature--
>> so what grabs them must truly grab---and can the work bring them to a
>> new, alive even
>> deeply stirring moment---that's our job as creators! The wonder of
>> it!
>> The wonder of this list---I never could have guessed when I first got
>> into videodance in college in
>> the era of portapaks that I would be having this unique dialogue with
>> people all interested in
>> dance and technology! Keep on musing on the question of dance on the
>> web---I'm paying atten-
>> tion, even if a lot of it sounds hauntingly familiar.
>> Steven Malkus

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