Cause and Effect

1988, 7:15 min, color, sound

A vivid hybrid of dance, performance and special effects featuring performers Robert Ashley and Julia Heyward, Cause and Effect was produced with REBO High Definition Studios and exhibited as a 35-mm short at the New York Film Festival and the Venice Biennale.

Written/Directed by John Sanborn and Mary Perillo. With: Robert Ashley, Rebecca Sgan-Cohen, Julia Heyward, Max Rubinstein, David Van Tieghem. Music: David Van Tieghem. Producers: Barry Rebo, Mia Galison.

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1987-89, 55 min, b&w and color, sound