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Dreamachine / Brion Gysin., 1990

Identifier: CC-10223-10426

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Scope and Contents

This videotape was produced by The Hafler Trio and Three Temple Ov Psychick Youth. The Dreamachine is a cylinder 1m. in height, with holes of sufic origin to let light into its sides, placed on a turntable rotating at 78 rpm with a lightbulb suspended its center. "Flickers" of light which eminate are viewed with eyes closed. The interruptions of light correspond with alpha rhythms. The videotape covers a range of techniques used by Gysin and was realized in an edition of 20 copies. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1990



0 See container summary (1 video cassette + pamphlet in case (plastic)) ; case 21 x 12 x 4 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

box shelf

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Amsterdam, The Netherlands : Staaltape. Nationality of creator: British-American. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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