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Documentary profiling Jim Allen’s conceptual/post-object art. He discusses recent and past work, including his influences, thematic concerns and his relationship with the commercial art world.

Works profiled, with archival footage, are:
SMALL WORLDS: Environmental Structures Exhibition, 1969
ARENA: Installation / Structure, 1972
CONTACT: A Performance Work in Three Parts, 1974
O - AR: Presentations, Parts One and Two, 1975
RECENT WORKS: With Reference to Biotechnology, 1999

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Year 1999

Reference number F44220

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Short

Duration 0:21:24

Credits Researcher: Alice Carstensen
Director: Alice Carstensen
Research Consultants: Aaron Kriesler
Research Consultants: Keith Hill
Director of Photography: Daniel Strang
Camera Operator: Daniel Strang
Sound Recordist: Colin Burrell
Sound Engineer: Colin Burrell
Editor: Alice Cartensen
Original Slides: Jim Allen
Photography: Jim Allen
Photography: Bryony Dalefield
Photography: Robin Morrison
‘Contact’ Black: Bruce Barber
White Video Footage: Bruce Barber
‘Thine Own Hands’ Poem: Hone Tuwhare
Listener Quote: Wystan Curnow
Video Cover Design: Ebony Allen
Thanks To: Pam Allen
Thanks To: New Zealand Film Archive
Thanks To: Elam Art School Library
Thanks To: Philip Dadson
Thanks To: Auckland City Art Gallery Library
Thanks To: Media Arts Dept Waikato Polytechnic
Thanks To: Jim Allen
Original Slides: Bryony Dalefield
Original Slides: Robin Morrison

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