Heat Seeking: detail of San Diego installation
En busca del calor
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- Cite This Work
[Title, Date]. InSite Archive. MSS 707. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
"Heat-Seeking," the film Jordan Crandall produced for inSITE2000, made use of and mimicked surveillance technology deployed along the US-Mexico border. Exploring themes of Erotica and violence through five fantasy sequences woven into the overall structural narrative of mobility and monitoring, the film was shot on location in San Diego and Tijuana over the course of seven days in August 2000. Crandall stated that he wanted to use the language of cinema, advertising, and the "strategic seeing" of military systems to produce a film that would investigate interior and exterior borders. The piece was presented in two formats that each referenced mobility and ultimately established a reconfigured role of the viewer. In Tijuana, the film could be seen on the video billboard at the Cuauhtémoc Circle where scenes would be interspersed with advertising and other public media. In San Diego, Crandall's film could be seen on hand-held cell phones using streaming video technology. --inSITE2000
- Physical Description
Streaming video onto PDA (personal digital assitant); digital moving image formats; Cell phones; billboards (site elements)
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Online finding aid
Cuauhtémoc Circle, Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico)
San Diego (Calif.)
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Shared Shelf: 16715355
- Location Of Originals
This image is a scan of a 35mm color slide from the InSite Archive (MSS 707, Box 309, Folder 03, Item 074)
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Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (https://lib.ucsd.edu/sca)
Film, Audio, Video and Digital Art
Sculpture and Installations
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