Participants face the camera and talk about their feelings, thoughts, and experiences
related to love for exactly three minutes. Part of video artist Wendy Clarke’s Love Tape series. These videos were created outside the World Trade Center buildings in New York City.
1. Pat Donovan. Youngish woman. She is happier and more content in loving. Different levels of love (she is 38). Pure love. 2. Matt Wade. Younger man, blonde hair. The feeling of love is something everyone is in pursuit of. Love is the ultimate sharing. Love is corny. He has found love. Love is the ultimate search. It's a shame that the pursuit of love is something that makes people unhappy. 3. Mary Zubeski. Young blonde woman. Love can be abstract and tangible. You have to love yourself first. It's difficult to truly love yourself. Talks about elderly people needing love. There is a close line between love and hate. We need to be more considerate of people. 4. Rick Wisenberger. Young blonde man. Love is a hard thing to describe. Can't be described in words. Love can apply to many things. Love can be a question or an answer. There isn't enough love in the world. Love is what makes the world go round. Everyone should love something - would inspire them to be more creative. 5. Ron Eisenberg. Youngish man, dark hair. There are many pitfalls in love. Sometimes you get in love with the notions of love and loose the person you are in love with. Sometimes love stops your normal life. Sexual and sensual experiences come with love. 6. Charles Schwartz. Middle age man, balding, glasses. Takes a picture. Bird noises playing in background. He likes to be loved more than love someone. He lived with a guy for 7 years, he thinks that was love. He thought he loved his mother as a child but she misused that love. 7. Ines Williams. Older black man, wearing a hat. Talks about two people- giving the impression of how he felt with them. Poem like speech. Fountain of love. ( he then sings). Charming and understanding ladies. Self- taught. Reading gave him an understanding of how to express himself. 8. Oppenheimer. Older man with glasses. Brings out picture of his wife. (her name is Ruth) (his name is Lee) his wife is friends with Erik Fromm (psychoanalyst- Art of Love book) Love is collaboration. 9. Older man with hat. May 5th. Talks about New York. 10. Pamela Thatcher. Young blonde girl. Was here last week and was depressed and she asked if she could make another one. Sings a french love song. Gives a shout out to someone in North Dakota. When someone cares about how you feel they try to make you change so you feel better. 11. Karen Dellman. Middle age woman. Love is a comfortable feeling. Love was intense when she was younger. Now that that she's married, it's a nice feeling. Has a daughter, there is no word for that love. Many different kinds of love- parents, friends. Love is what you feel when you are comfortable with someone. Knowing someone will be there when you want them. Giving of yourself, of your time.Love is a nice feeling. 12. David Brinsenhof. Young man, dark hair. People get lost in the sexual love and forget to just love people. One reason that we were put on the earth was to love. Talks about homosexuality. It's not who you love, it's that you love.
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Madison, WI