The Last Sound in the Picture
By Jacob Burckhardt, 2010. 25” x 38''. Print, Photo-litho, Silkscreen, xerox chine colle.
Jacob Burckhardt, director, producer and commentator on life in New York has been making films since the 1970s including: It Don't Pay To Be An Honest Citizen (1984) " with William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg and a young Vincent D'Onofrio, and Landlord Blues (1986). He specializes in sound production and has done recording and mixing for projects ranging from an Italian Rai-tv feature production in North Africa to the American porn industry. He designs environmental sound tracks for dance and performance works, and more recently, the web. Mr. Burckhardt prefers film and video shorts, in which the direct relationship between film and filmmaker is preserved. He also works in still photography and recently exhibited his black and white gelatin silver prints at Millennium Film Workshop.