Waiting for Commercials

Nam June Paik and Jud Yalkut
1966-72, 1992, 6:41 min, color, sound, 16 mm film on video

Part of a restored collection of rare early works by Nam June Paik, Waiting for Commercials is a hilarious compendium of Japanese TV commercials. This early example of Paik's use of appropriated television imagery as pop cultural artifact was originally created for a performance piece of the same name, which featured Charlotte Moorman and her cello.

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1966-72, 1992, 34:50 min, b&w and color, sound