Self-portrait with red car

Bob Quinn

Description

Made in collaboration with Joe Comerford (camera), Roger Doyle (music), and Brian Bourke (painter), Self-Portrait has been described as an aesthetic joke, although it is essentially an exploration of how sound controls our visual perception. The author himself explains: “the sub-plot of the film is the way we carry our past experience into new situations […] there are gaps in the soundtrack of this film for audience participation, to let them hear the echoes in their own heads.” (Notes by Experimental Film Club, sourced from http://www.ifi.ie/film/self-portrait-with-red-car/ on May 16th 2016)

Details
Title

Self-portrait with red car

Year

1976

Creator

Bob Quinn

Medium

Moving Image

Form

Short

Genre

Autobiographical, Absolute, Landscape

Subject

Sound

Language

English (eng)

Duration

20 minutes

Original format

Physical: Film: 16mm

Aspect ratio

4:3

Colour

Colour

Sound

Sound

Rights

Bob Quinn (1976)

Artist website

http://conamara.org/

Link to work

no link available online