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Videology and Utopia by Alex Ganty, Guy Milliard, Alfred Willener

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INTRODUCTION

It may seem futile to embark on exploratory research in an age of such technical and scientific sophistication that cameras can be radio-controlled between earth and moon? and, though work on the moon is also an exploration, it has the justification of that vast distance, the very space that science is beginning to conquer.

Moreover, we are proposing to explore by means of, and around, the video taperecorder, ‘which, after all, is only a gadget’, a still imperfect instrument; and, worse still, our goal is the region of Utopia located in social reality and sought through the use of that instrument.

So a collapse into irrationality is imminent, and the solemn ritual question, ‘Where can objective reality be found in all this?’ will ...

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