8mm/16mm, silent, 3m, 2002
(text: Peter Miller, images: various artists)
I shot specific words onto 13 rolls of Super 8mm film, rewound the film
and mailed them to 13 filmmakers, asking them to go out and shoot stuff
on them. They did not know that I’d left a latent image in the emulsion
of their films. After processing, the two movies are chemically bound.
Their images were betrothed to my texts, which impregnated them: a resonant
Burlyboys is four "Latent"
Super 8mm films shot by the following friends of mine in Vermont: Dan
Kozmiski, Peter Pritchard, Jake Savio and Frank Zammiello.
see http://www.roberttoddfilms.com/latent.htm for a clip of the Latent that he and I shared and further description
of the process.