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Gary Hill «Primarily Speaking»
Gary Hill, «Primarily Speaking», 1981 – 1983
1993 | Courtesy: Donald Young Gallery, Chicago | Photograph: Cary Markerink | ©

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United States | 19' 11" | 8 20-inch color monitors, 2-channel synchronizer, video switcher/color field generator, computer, time code reader, 4 speakers, 2 laserdisc players, 2 laserdiscs, painted (or formica-laminated) MDF board | Edition / Production: Gary Hill / TV Lab WNET 13 | Archive / Collection: ZKM Videosammlung, Karlsruhe | 2-channel-videoinstallation; 2-channel-audioinstallation

 Gary Hill
«Primarily Speaking»

An examination of the colour bar in 12 chapters and with 2 picture windows. The text spoken by Hill about language and perception synchronizes the changeover of video stills in the picture windows with the articulated syllables.


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