his program examines the duality of public vs. private in Warhol’s filmmaking. Much like the early ballpoint drawings of male anatomy, Warhol made some films for private consumption only. These silent short films were never shown publicly and feature subjects drawn from Warhol’s closest circles.
When Andy Warhol placed a small radio on the balcony to accompany early screenings of his 1963 film Sleep, he was engaging in an intermedial practice not uncommon in the pop art and underground film scenes. This program focuses on two very distinct examples of expanding cinema through the use of radio.