Water Light/Water Needle (Lake Mah Wah)
1966, Video, 12:00 (Colour, Stereo)
Schneemann’s classic 1966 aerial Kinetic Theatre works was first staged at St. Mark’s church in the Bowery, with eight performers moving to a score of randomized encounter on layers of rigged ropes and pulleys. Enacted outdoors in trees and across the surface of a lake, in sequences directed by C. S.. One of two video documents of this early and influential performance. Original footage is by John Jones and Sheldon Rocklin.
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