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In celebration: the four corners project

Creator:
Barr, David John, 1939-
Archives of American Art
Subject:
Barr, David John
Type:
Motion Picture Film
Place:
Easter Island
Greenland
New Guinea
South Africa
Date:
1985
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 film reel : sd., col. ; 16 mm. ; 25 min., 18 sec.
Summary:
Describes the sculpture project undertaken by David Barr, an invisible tetrahedron spanning the inside of the Earth with the outer four corners just protruding from the crust of the Earth. The visible corners are located in Easter Island, South Africa, New Guinea, and Greenland. Barr chose the locations as areas untouched by Western technology and in remote areas in order to bridge diverse cultures. Also included is a cassette and transcript of a portion of the sound portion of the film, and a summary of the project by Barr.
Citation:
In celebration: the four corners project, 1985. Miscellaneous sound, film, and video recordings collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Provenance:
Copies of film are available on U-Matic and VHS video formats.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Conceptual art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7848
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