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David Ocker

And what of Alvin Lucier?

Scottu

I think what David is alluding to, is that Alvin Lucier is the composer of "I Am Sitting in a Room."

rchrd

Actually, the original performance (or one of the early performances) of "I Am Sitting.." featured projections of photographs by Mary Lucier that incrementally when thru Xeroxing. Much like the way "I am sitting.." was produced, each image is xeroxed and then the resulting copy is copied again, etc. Eventually the image is totally destroyed by the process and something new emerges. I remember being very impressed by these images and the correspondence between the sound and visual processes.

I believe the starting photograph was that of the room Lucier was sitting in. Eventually you find yourself staring into outer space.

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