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18 Ratings

Hardwood Process

Directed by David Gatten
United States, 1996
Avant-Garde, Short


A history of scarred surfaces, an inquiry, and an imagining: for the marks we see and the marks we make, for the languages we can read and for those we are trying to learn. Reproduced by hand on an old contact printer resulting in individual, unique release prints.

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Hardwood Process Directed by David Gatten

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  • francisca bacon's rating of the film Hardwood Process

    The kind of diary I would keep. Incomplete entries like a meteoric rain, glowing with brightness but dissolved by flame before the concrete shapes land on the paper's earth(l)y airfield: I met with (unnamed), Sitting in bed together reading (untitled). I’d leave it to the hieroglyphic scars on things to round up the sentence and restore the mood and shall make Rumi patron saint of my daybook - "The wound is the place

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