The Live Record

BFI Southbank Dec 2008


Documentation of 4'22" by William Raban.

William Raban 4'22" (Live performance,  4 mins 22 secs, 35mm, colour, sound)

4 Minutes 22 Seconds, a new version of Raban’s iconic ‘expanded’ work 2’45’’. Shot on 35mm film at screenings in NFT 3 between December 1st and December 6th 2008. 4’22’’ ‘begins and ends  with the period of its own making’ and ‘is a film which IS its showing, different each time, always the sum total of its past screenings’ (W. Raban, 1972)

Copyright 2008 William Raban/Narratives in Expanded Cinema