Pre-recorded tape of video feedback stills, live feedback (in which the position of the camera mirrors the monitor that the camera is scanning – both are right side up), and oscillators locked to both horizontal and vertical sync were processed through a video colorizer and simple scan processor. Images generated from purely electronic signals suggest Asian landscapes and icons, and electronic sound conveys a slow ascending tension to the landscapes.
Broeker, Holger, ed. Gary Hill: Selected Works and catalogue raisonné. Wolfsburg: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 2002, GHCR 14, p. 63.
Former title: Can it make a tree?
Group screening. Artists’ Cooperative Gallery, Woodstock Community Video, Woodstock, New York, August 28, 1975.
"New Work in Abstract Video Imagery,” Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, December 1, 1976 – January 2, 1977. Travelled to: Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan, September 28 – November 12, 1978; Tweed Museum, Deluth, Minnesota, January 8 – February 18, 1979; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, June 17 – July 29, 1979.
Gary Hill. Selected Videography. Program notes. Tokyo: JICS Plaza Video and International Community Services, 1984, unpaginated.
Gary Hill: Selected Works and catalogue raisonné. Wolfsburg: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 2002, GHCR 14, p. 63.