GX Jupitter-Larsen's Videography

CONCEPTUAL:

BLANK BANNER
A blank video tape. No recorded soundtrack. During four years this piece was submitted to over forty video festivals. It was screened in nine. By GX Jupitter-Larsen. U-Matic, 20'00". (Self-Released, 1982-1986)

A NOISY FLOP
A floppy disk containing a 32 second MP4 video clip entitled "A Noisy Flop". By GX Jupitter-Larsen. (Released by Quagga Curious Sounds, 2011)


NARRATIVE:

THE THINKING ROSS DOES
Images & sounds of calculators being rubbed against sandpaper, cut with text referring to "a beauty resorting from the wearing down of numbers." By GX Jupitter-Larsen, Mitchell Goodman & Frank Haussman. U-Matic SP, B&W, 5'00". (Self-Released, 1990)

URBAN SENSITIVITY
Images and sounds of a man riding in an elevator. By GX Jupitter-Larsen & Mitchell Goodman. U-Matic SP, B&W, 12'00". (Self-Released, 1991)

THESE THINGS HAPPEN
Images and sounds of a man walking through an abandoned subway tunnel. By GX Jupitter-Larsen & Mitchell Goodman. U-Matic SP, B&W, 11'00". (Self-Released, 1991; also featured on various compilation releases)

FREQUENCY
Two skiers stop to build an empty hole in the snow and to count the dirt within. The soundtrack is made from clici-clicing. By GX Jupitter-Larsen & Mitchell Goodman. U-Matic SP, B&W, 14'00". (Self-Released, 1992; featured on various compilation releases; also featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008) CLIP

COUNTING THE SAND
Three boys, each at a different beach counting grains of sand. A fragmented voice reads about transexpansion numeral units. By GX Jupitter-Larsen. U-Matic SP, Colour, 7'00". (Self-Released, 1992; featured on various compilation releases; also featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008)

FACTS ON THE POLYWAVE
Nomadic bikers debate thought probabilities. By GX Jupitter-Larsen & Mitchell Goodman. U-Matic SP, B&W, 24'00". (Self-Released, 1992; featured on various compilation releases; also featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008)

ZERO PLUS ZERO
A spy is lead to have an irrational vision after reading a series of notes regarding lost cosmonauts. By GX Jupitter-Larsen & Mitchell Goodman. U-Matic, B&W, 11'00". (Self-Released, 1994; also featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008) PIC

HOLES ON THE NECK
The vampire-movie motif is incorporated to deal with the issue of entropy as fetish. The narrative is of a group of lesbian vampires who work and play on their garlic farm. Their human lovers desire to become vampires themselves, and so lure these garlic farmers into initiating them into the fold. The soundtrack is made from clici-clicing. By GX Jupitter-Larsen. U-Matic, B&W, 14'30". (Released through Commercial Failure, 1994; Old Europa Cafe, 1995; and Noisopoly, 2002; also featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008) PIC + CLIP

CHANGE IN THE WEATHER
A visitation gives a professor the inspiration to invent a gadget that transforms the lives of him and his friends. The sum worked out by his friends while counting grains of sand is the key in getting the contraption to work. Amplified erosion is used as the soundtrack, because without erosion, there wouldn't be any sand to count. By GX Jupitter-Larsen. U-Matic, B&W, 9'30". (Self-Released, 1997; also featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008) CLIP

HATERELLA
Four vignettes of about 10 minutes each, with young Victorian ladies as the motif. In "Counting Sand", three girls count sand only to wind up eating some of it. In "Clici-Clicing", a girl tears paper and then uses a hand-held hole-punch to make holes in some of the torn pages. In "Ironing Sand", a second girl irons sand on her ironing-board. And in "An Ordinary Shovel", the third girl sleeps with her combination pillow/security-blanket, which just happens to be her shovel. By GX Jupitter-Larsen and Scott Arford. Super-VHS, B&W, 48'00". (Originally aired as the August 2nd 1998 episode of FUCK TV on Channel 53 in San Francisco)

IN A BLINK
Inside a container of some kind that washes up on a beach, a small girl tears fabric. Soundtrack by n.kra. By GX Jupitter-Larsen. DV, B&W, 3'00". (2004; featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008) CLIP

STRALSUND 2005
A comparison of the contrasting iconographies of digging and lighting. By GX Jupitter-Larsen. DV, B&W, 3'00". (2006; featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008) CLIP

A NOISY DELIVERY
When people go to the post office for a little philosophy, instead of postage. The soundtrack is a composition of broken toy pianos and amplified erosion. As the ideas in the movie get more difficult, the soundtrack gets denser. By GX Jupitter-Larsen. DV, B&W, 61'00". (Self-Released Theatrically, 2013; Self-Released on DVD, 2014) One Sheet + Offical Web Site


DOCUMENTATION:

A FILM BY JUPITTER-LARSEN
A 16mm film being projected while Jupitter-Larsen cuts it up with a pair of scissors. By GX Jupitter-Larsen. U-Matic, Colour, 20'00". (1983; featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008)

PARIS, APRIL 22 2002
Documentation of a live radio performance, in addition to the subway ride to and from the radio station. The performance was a variation of "Dirwyn" in which an amplified calculator is balanced on top of a small fan. By GX Jupitter-Larsen. Hi-8, B&W, 36'00". (2002; featured on "Cinema Noise" DVD, 2008) CLIP


DVD COMMENTARY:

NIHILIST ASSAULT GROUP: SILENT MOVIE
This DVD/LP set documents the only known live performance of the alias of The New Blockaders at No Fun Fest (New York, 2005). The DVD holds only silent footage and one must play the record to hear the actual audio while watching the video. DVD features text-only commentary by GX Jupitter-Larsen. (Released by Hospital Productions, 2009)


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A NOISY DELIVERY DVD: Click Here to order your copy.

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