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Item : LEG550.03 - Stone sculpture symposium, Vancouver, 1975

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Stone sculpture symposium, Vancouver, 1975

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Photography: Doug McKay, C.s.c ; Editing: Gabrielle Minot, Don Cumming; Music: Martin Fossum; Script: Susan Leslie; Special Thanks To Sculpture Symposium Society of B.C. and B.C. Cultural Fund. A PEMC Production; Provincial Educational Media Centre.

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AM959-S14-: LEG550.03

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  • 1975-1976 (Creation)

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1 videocassette (27 min., 45 sec.) : VHS, col., sd., stereo

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Item is a documentary film about the 1975 Stone Sculpture Symposium in Vancouver. The film is a combination of footage from the sculpting event and voice over narration discussing both the symposium itself and the sculpting process. Abstract electronic score by Martin Fossum plays sporadically throughout.

The film begins with footage of the original marble and travertine blocks, and follows the sculpting process to the end, including footage of hand and mechanical chiseling, polishing and grinding, and moving the works to their final positions. Over this footage the narrator discusses the rebirth of stone carving in the 20th century, the history of the symposium, the relationship between the artist, sculpture, and the natural surroundings, and the importance of the final positions to the creative process.

The documentary concludes with footage of each artist and their final work in its completed state and final positioning. Those artists are: Olga Jancic, Yugoslavia; Joan D. Gambioli, Canada; Michael Prentice, France; David Ruben Piqtoukun, Canada; Kiyoshi Takahashi, Japan; Hiromi Akiyama, France; David Marshall, Canada; Adolf Ryszka, Poland; Jiro Sugawara, Italy; Kubach-Wilmsen Team, Germany; and Mathias Hitz, Austria.

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Light scanlines at the bottom of the image run throughout, with occasional additional minor video artefacts.

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Original 16mm film held by the British Columbia Archives, BCAUL control number: BCA-2142.

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Also available as a digital file.

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Access to original recording restricted for preservation reasons.

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Copyright: Provincial Educational Media Centre (PEMC); expiry: 2027-01-01.

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1976-12-31

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2027-01-01

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Under copyright

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2014-05-13

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CA

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Replicate

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1976-12-31

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2027-01-01

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