The Films and Videos of Richard Serra - Program One

Introduction by Benjamin Buchloch
Screening on Film

This program sees Serra moving from the task-based minimalism of his earliest films—all of which depict a hand engaged in simple actions—to films that explore the various ways that the medium of film can transform the reality being photographed, whether through the imposition of a border in Frame, the way motion is rendered in Tina Turning, or the capturing of color and two-dimensional space in Color Aid.

PROGRAM

  • Hand Catching Lead

    Directed by Richard Serra. Camera by Robert Fiore.
    US, 1968, 16mm, black & white, silent, 4 min.
  • Hands Scraping

    Directed by Richard Serra. Camera by Robert Fiore.
    US, 1968, 16mm, black & white, silent, 5 min.
  • Hands Tied

    Directed by Richard Serra. Camera by Robert Fiore.
    US, 1968, 16mm, black & white, silent, 4 min.
  • Hand Lead Fulcrum

    Directed by Richard Serra. Camera by Robert Fiore.
    US, 1968, 16mm, black & white, silent, 3 min.
  • Frame

    Directed by Richard Serra. Camera by Robert Fiore.
    US, 1969, 16mm, black & white, 22 min.
  • Tina Turning

    Directed by Richard Serra. Camera by Robert Fiore.
    US, 1969, 16mm, black & white, silent, 2 min.
  • Color Aid

    Directed by Richard Serra. Camera by Robert Fiore.
    1970-71, 16mm, color, 36 min.

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