Notes from the Era of Imperfect memory is an randomly-compiled, taxonomically naive and hopefully useful archive of ruminations, bibliographic & filmographic notations, untimely meditations, mnemonic minutiae and other glosses on the cinematic, written, photographic and multimedia work of world-citizen & time-traveler Chris Marker – the “mercurial international man of semiotic mystery.

More CM info from Harvard Archives

In Search of Jud Yalkut


bio @ Electronic Arts Intermix

Video Interview

USCO – Us Company Multimedia Collective more
try to find USCO at the Church
(1960s) 16 min. excerpt, 16mm, color
Cinematography by Jud Yalkut (USCO member)
Narration by Gerd Stern (USCO founder and member), Music by Harry Partch

found along the search journey
Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, Technology – wiki from ? by ?

Communication Art 1904-2007

Experiments in Art and Technology– read more
An exhibition at LACMA that influenced me more than I knew at the time

Gerd Stern (founder of USCO)

Locution @ Location 1

Stan Brakhage

Imagine an eye unruled by man-made laws of perspective, an eye unprejudiced by compositional logic, an eye which does not respond to the name of everything but which must know each object encountered in life through an adventure of perception. How many colors are there in a field of grass to the crawling baby unaware of ‘Green’? How many rainbows can light create for the untutored eye? How aware of variations in heat waves can that eye be? Imagine a world alive with incomprehensible objects and shimmering with an endless variety of movement and innumerable gradations of color. Imagine a world before the ‘beginning was the word.’

– Stan Brakhage, opening paragraph ofMetaphors on Visions