Title: Topesthesia II
Date: 1971 October 14
Physical Details: 3 video reels : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. ; 1 hr., 35 min., 51 sec.
Description: Exhibited at the Artists' Videotape Performances exhibition.
From the original program: "Topesthesia II is a television environment consisting of one monitor at either end of the room, and one in the center. Three tapes are played simultaneously through a random sequential switcher which makes the images interchange from one monitor to another. the image on the monitor is a close-up of human eyes reacting to light change speeded up by means of time lapsing. The sound track is the sound of birds in an aviary."
Creator: Levine, Les, 1935-
Citation Information: Les Levine. Topesthesia II, 1971 October 14. Exhibition records of the Contemporary Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Availability: 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.
Digital ID: 10707