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Paul Sharits (1943-1993), Untitled (handwritten notes), 1968-1971; graphite on paper, 10 x 8 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006

Paul Sharits (1943-1993), Untitled (handwritten notes), 1968-1971; graphite on paper, 10 x 8 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006

                    : fountain 15 secs                                         ----->
Titles            : water swarm 2 directions edges (10 secs)<----
                    : title fades in + cuts, water fades out.
                                             ( 5 secs)
[5 reels         : sudden yellow fades out + immediately --->
 2 reels]        : massive complexity diminishing                                                            = 2 sun flash
                                                                                                                                        2 "subjects"
(diagrams)

one reel- (fade rhythms -(diagrams)
                                        : 1   2 frame
      end sequence)          : water fades to brilliant yellow quickly, black
                                                                                           * yellow fade
                                                                                               SIGNAL
     cut to (slow motion) 300m across water, upside down, into foam
            A- 300m: 15 secs= (count 4 secs)                                     sparkler lasts
            B-hold :10 secs= (count 2.8 secs)                                        (cut) 25 secs
                                           FUSE--> screen 3 sec
                                            Ahh sparklers 10 secs                                   smoke bomb
                                                lasting          15 secs                               as soon as sparklers go
                                                                                                                             out

              C- sparkler : 25 secs=

*BLUE*
*CELLOPHANE*
**SPARKLERS**

                                  SOUND:ENDS = Light FUSE*
                                                             3 speeds of sparklers
                                                                vary volume slightly, slowly

(diagram)

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  • Paul Sharits (1943-1993), STREAM:SECTION:SIX:SECTION EP (folder), 1968; standard paper folder, 12 x 9 1/2 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006

    Paul Sharits (1943-1993), STREAM:SECTION:SIX:SECTION EP (folder), 1968; standard paper folder, 12 x 9 1/2 inches; Gift of Christopher and Cheri Sharits, 2006