Original rough script for Cha's video performance titled "Perte Loss." "Perte" translated in French means "loss, waste, leakage,
discharge." See museum# 1992.4.114-117
A general outline of Cha's video performance "Perte Loss." The video performance is unfinished. Cha proposed the work for
Video Free America performance series, 1979. She disagreed with the organization of the series and withdrew her entry. "Perte
Loss" includes 2 video monitors and Cha "behind the glass also as a video image". Themes of "Perte Loss" are "loss of time",
"passage of time", loss-memory", "waiting time". "Lost Loss of time (relative) everyday having the value- worker. Everyday
with different value meaning with change of context". "Passage of time- time interval everything always in the past. The
present is mere acknowledgement". "Loss- memory, therefore language to to describe the image to recall". "Waiting time-
different value all together".
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Typewritten text on paper. Handwritten additions in pencil. 3 pages.
w8.5 x h11 inches