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  • Doug Michels Tribute

    Doug Michels Tribute

    Media Burn Founder Tom Weinberg introduces a piece on his friend, visionary artist/architect Doug Michels. Other Related Media: Full Version of “Video Communication Unit“ “Media Burn” by Ant Farm… Continue reading

  • Video Communication Unit

    Video Communication Unit

    …tted to you today live from Honolulu, Hawaii. Ahloaha [sic] . Switch your TV to talking head. Score” 3:17 Doug Michels presses on TV screen trying to see Chicago and talk to Tom. Workers try to get teleportation chamber to work right. 5:00 Title: Interspecies Communication: Dolphin Embassy Press Conference. 6:16 Doug Michels and Doug Hurr hold a press conference about their plans for a dolphin embassy, using video feedback to develop a &#82… Continue reading

  • Media Burn by Ant Farm, 2003 edit

    Media Burn by Ant Farm, 2003 edit

    …like watching football…  If you’re not there, it’s not art.” 05:04 Interviews with the “Artist-Dummies” (Doug Michels and Curtis Schreier) who are going to be driving the Cadillac.  Schreier: “I’m more worried about America’s chances for survival than my own personal chances.” Michels: “If everyone in America would burn just one TV set…” 06:10 The Phantom Dream Car is unveiled and described in great technical detail… Continue reading

  • Media Burn by Ant Farm, 1975 edit

    Media Burn by Ant Farm, 1975 edit

    …e people get real close…  If you’re not there, it’s not art.” 08:16 Interviews with the “Artist-Dummies” (Doug Michels and Curtis Schreier) who are going to be driving the Cadillac.  Michels: “If everyone in America would burn just one TV set…” 09:34 The Phantom Dream Car is unveiled and described in great technical detail by Bill Ding (John Hillding), along with an explanation of what is going to happen at the event. 11:15 Artist-President… Continue reading

  • Official convention city tape plus more

    Official convention city tape plus more

    …and electronically friendly city, which will essentially serve as a gigantic TV studio. Ant Farm representative Doug Michels says a few words about the proposed project. Due to the growing popularity of scripting contemporary politics for television broadcasts and the rise of electronic communications, Ant Farm has proposed to build Convention City. Michels goes on to talk about the more detailed aspects of the self-contained community. “We… Continue reading

  • Media Burn

    …he TV reporters make the comment that they “didn’t get it”). The tape includes interviews with invited guests, the dramatic unveiling of the Phantom Dream Car, several sequences of the car smashing through the TV sets and its triumphant return from the end of the Cow Palace parking lot, and a speech given by Doug Hall as President John F. Kennedy explaining the message of Media Burn. This tape only shows the car crash…. Continue reading

  • Bluestar

    Bluestar

    …experimenting with water droplets in space. Explains how the dolphins will live in space. 01:43 Interview with Doug Michels, Space Architect, talking about water in space and other technologies. 02:38 Bluestar is explained to be a CD-ROM game. From here the focus shifts to the creation of the video game, beginning with a dream of director Joe Cortina’s. 03:58 “Today Bluestar is a video game… tomorrow, who knows?” 04:08 Se… Continue reading

  • Inflatables Illustrated

    Inflatables Illustrated

    …without deflating it. This lasts for several minutes. 12:49 Cut to footage of the inside of an inflatable beam. Doug Michels proposes the possibility of inflatable living quarters. We then see footage from inside of a gigantic inflatable, with toy figures playing inside. This is followed by projected footage of a completed inflatable, which is eerie and beautiful. 15:11 Schreier explains the physics behind creating an inflatable. “In princi… Continue reading

 

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