Peter Rose: Witness

list of works

The Oculus Opens (2021) - 8:00min. digital video
A visual tone poem in six-dimensions to be seen with an IPhone in a set of Google Cardboard Glasses.

Memories of Shared Air (2021) - 2:20min. digital video
A reflection on the nature of public space in the time of Covid.

A Sign of the Times (2021) - 1:48min. video
A veiled metaphor for the instabilities of our times.

Foit Yet Cleem Triavith (2020) - 2min. video
A manic multi-dimensional tone poem to be seen with an IPhone and a pair of Google Cardboard Glasses

Towards a Six-Dimensional Cinema (2018) - 60min. video installation
Six-dimensional investigations

The Indeserian Tablets (2014) - 28 min. digital video
An encounter with the transfaluminal ideoglyphs left by a forgotten people

Solaristics (2013) - 9:40min. video
The phenomenology of the black sun; an anthology of sightings; an ecoparable

Studies in Transfalumination (2008) - 5:30min. video
An exploration of the visual complexities of the ordinary world

Conflation: Livlng Above the Store (2008) - 32min. sound/video installation
A collaborative video installation by Mark Campbell, Peter Rose, and Anthony Angelicola that offers a complex, richly metaphoric reflection on the meanings of the urban/suburban environment

Odysseus in Ithaca (2006) - 5min. video
Commissioned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Embodying Thoreau (2005) - 6min. video
Produced for the Fairmount Park Art Association

Flat Rock (2004) - 30min. video
Commissioned by Moov Lab for high-definition broadcast

Pneumenon (2003) - 5min. two-channel video installation
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Phila.

The Geosophist’s Tears (2002) - 8min. video
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Centre Pompidou, London Film Festival, Michener Museum of Art

Omen (2001) - 10min. video
Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington
Film Society of Lincoln Center, NYC

The Darkening (2000) - 8min. video
Delaware Art Museum, Biennial, 2000
Oberhausen and European Media Art Festivals

Rotary Almanac (2000) - 4min. digital video
A collage of moving landscapes

The Revolt of the Masses (1998) - 2min. video
7th International Media Art Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland

Virtual Objects and Embodied Images (1997) video installations
Multiple collaboration with sculptor Jeanne Jaffe

Understory (1997) - 8min. video/performance/installation
American Music Theatre Festival; Phila. Museum of Art

Metalogue (1996) - 3min. digital video
World Wide Video Festival; Oberhausen Int’l Film Festival

Overture (1995) - 6min. sound/video installation
Permanent sound/video installation commissioned by the City of Phila. for the Philadelphia International Airport

Pavilion in the Trees (1994) - 4min. video
Commissioned by the Fairmount Park Art Association, Broadcast by WHYY-TV

The Gift (1993) - 6min. Audio
Commissioned by New Radio and Performing Arts

Sleeping Woman (1992) - 4min. video
Commissioned by the Fairmount Park Art Association for public broadcast; National Video Festival 1993

Genesis (1991) - 4min. Single channel video installation
Institute of Contemporary Art, Phila

Ben Franklin Dreams of His Immortal Soul (1990) - 20min. video
Three-channel audio/video installed at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC

Siren (1990) - 14min. video installation

Foit Yet Cleem Triavith (1988) - 2min. video
Video installation for two channels, four monitors; installed at the Pa. Academy of Fine Art, Phila and at School 33, Baltimore

Babel (1987) - 17min. audio/video/film/text
New Music America Festival
National Video Festival, Los Angeles

Fingerspan (1987) - 8min. video
Broadcast over PBS affiliate WHYY-TV

SpiritMatters (1984) - 6min. 16 mm, silent
Baltimore, Ann Arbor, and Experimental Film Festivals

Digital Speech (1984) - 13min. video, color, sound
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Festival Award
Athens Video Festival, Athens Award
Broadcast over PBS affiliates in NYC, Boston, and L.A.

The Pressures of the Text (1983) - 17min. video, color, sound
Whitney Biennial, l985
American Film Festival: Video Art-Red Ribbon 1985

Secondary Currents (1982) - 16min. 16 mm, B&W, sound
Major prizes at festivals in the U.S. and abroad
“The American Century”, Whitney Museum. 2000

The man who could not see far enough (1981) - 33min. 16 mm film, color, sound
Major prizes at festivals throughout the United States
Extensive international exhibition and acquisition
Sally Banes, Village Voice: "painfully beautiful"

Analogies: studies in the movement of time (1977) - 14min. 16 mm film, color, sound
American Film Festival "Film as Art" l980
Amos Vogel: "sensuous.., sumptious..., concentrated power"

Incantation (1970) - 13min. 16 mm film, color, sound
Roger Greenspun, NY Times: "massive and lovely"
Whitney Museum, "New American Filmmakers" l972

Study in Diachronic Motion (1970) - 3min. 16 mm, color, silent
Collected works: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute

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