Hollis Frampton — Pas de Trois (1975)

Pas de Trois (1975)


Footage from the New York State Fair, the “stripper” tent lit by strobes, then a little girl dancing in a different area. Hollis Frampton shoots the dancers, but also the strobes, a crack in the tent where someone peers through, and a fishtank, all accompanied by commentary.

“An analysis of film’s persistent relationship to sexuality, mediated by allusions to early cinema’s flicker, and other aggressive qualities of the cinematic apparatus.”