1986, 2:55 min, color, sound

Constructed as a dynamic image-world of constant motion, Karkador is a vivid portrayal of the use of media as electronic "hanabi" (fireworks) in Japan. Writes Callas, "The Japanese media machine is earnestly engaged in the feeding of a vast compressed river of imagery, in which content sinks without a trace like a stone to the bottom." The lyrics of the title song "refer to the experience of random deja-vu, interpreted by the imagery to be nothing other than the experience of watching television."

Conceived/Directed/Designed by Peter Callas. Music: P-Model. Assistance: Alfred Birnbaum.

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1986, 16:28 min, color, sound