Monday, October 15, 2007

Survival Research Laboratories: Virtues of Negative Fascination, 1985-86

Survival Research Laboratories: Virtues of Negative Fascination, 1985-86. "...Virtues of Negative Fascination is a documentary covering the performance activities of Survival Research Laboratories, Mark Pauline, Matt Heckert and Eric Werner, from 1985-1986. The performances are organized around the interactions of menacingly reconstructed industrial equipment, scientific devices and a wide variety of 'special effects' devices which are used to develop themes of socio-political satire. The tape includes performances from New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle in front of a audiences of 2-3,000 people."