Typewritten text on paper.
w8.25 x h11.75 inches
Typewritten text by Cha describing her performance "From Vampyr." The text is dated May, 1976 Paris. "From Vampyr" was performed
at the Centre D'Etudes Americaine du Cinema, Paris, France 1976 when Cha was a student. The text reads "the room is dark /
one enters the room with a candle / there is a clock ticking to establish Real Time / the candle establishes the beginning
of the performance / as the door opening punctuation / close the door / there should be a ladder against the screen / half
on the wall and half on the screen space / i walk very slowly and enter the screen space / there are words
written occupying the screen space/ with the lit candle i trace and follow the words/ then turn it over the cloth with poem
on it to reveal the inversion/ implosion/ underneath is again an empty cloth.../ i throw on it flour until everything is white
again / blood of the screenspilledwhite / the screen is emptied again / beneath is the projection screen / where the light
from the projector is reflected / a slow zoom / i am standing in front where my image will change by the shadow / through
the fades and unfocused stage until the highest image / i move in and out of the image screen / and stand still / back to
the smallest image by the projection light until all is dark again / or let everything remain light / i take the candle and
leave the space."