Wipe Cycle

Ira Schneider and Frank Gillette


An installation of nine television screens, Wipe Cycle combined live images of gallery visitors, found footage from commercial television, and shots from pre-recorded tapes. The material alternated from one monitor to the next in an elaborate choreography. The following excerpt is from Ira Schneider's TV as a Creative Medium 1969-84, video, b&w, sound, 12:08 min.