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The Arbitrary Calculation of Pathological Amusements

Tokyo, Japan

Alan Kelly, editor supreme takes you on a romp through SRLs weirdest show experience ever: SRL Performing "The Arbitrary Calculation of Pathological Amusements" in downtown Tokyo on December 23 1999, (the emperors birthday). See what happens when Japanese corporate colossus NTT (working through their public Museum the ICC) use their muscle to get permits for explosives, flame-throwers, and the Pitching Machine to operate in downtown Tokyo!!

On sale NOW for only $25.00.

Edited by Alan Kelley, Directed by Dave Scardina. Show Produced By ICC/NTT. Curated by Hisanori Gogota.

 

 

Crime Wave

San Francisco, California

Alan Kelley's eagerly awaited edit of a SRL produced show in the Bay Area held on an empty parking lot off Beale Street at the foot of the Bay Bridge. The show revolves around the many humorous aspects of violent human interaction. Also included in the video are footage from the Wired anniversary party and the SRL Halloween Trick where the V1 was operated in front of the Roxie Theater and several other machines and props operated by SRL members on Minna Street. Includes footage of Mark Pauline being detained by the SFPD for questioning on the device ignited on 16th Street...

On sale for only $25.00.

Edited by ALan Kelley, Directed by Dave Scardina

 

 

The Unexpected Destruction of Elaborately Engineered Artifacts : A Misguided Adventure in Risk Eradication, Happening Without Known cause, in Connection With Events That are Not Necessarily Related

Austin, Texas

Alan Kelley's eagerly awaited edit of SRL's largest event ever:"The Unexpected Destruction of Elaborately Engineered Artifacts : A Misguided Adventure in Risk Eradication, Happening Without Known cause, in Connection With Events That are Not Necessarily Related". SRL adds 5000 spectators , 60 tons of machines , 50 srl members working tirelessly on site for 3 weeks, at an Austin, Texas racetrack to equal major mayhem. Artfully condensed on video to 18 min.

On sale for only $25.00.

Edited by ALan Kelley, Directed by Dave Scardina, Additional footage by Anjali Gupta.

 

SRL Contemplates: A Million Inconsiderate
Experiments in Phoenix, Arizona

SRL's fiery show in Phoenix. Staged Jan. 28, 1996. 23 minutes of hell on earth.

Only $25.00
Edited by Alan Kelly,
Shoot directed by Dave (Crazy Dave) Scardina.

 

Video Documentation of Two SRL Events is Now Available:

 Doom Show and War Zone

A Calculated Forecast of Ultimate Doom:
Sickening Episodes of Widespread Devastation Accompanied By Sensations of Pleasurable Excitement

San Francisco 1994 

and

The Deliberate Evolution of a War Zone

Graz, Austria 1992

The "Doom" show was SRL's biggest show ever and the "War Zone" event resulted in a nation wide defense alert in Austria!!

Both directed and edited by Leslie Asako Gladsjo, produced by Leslie Asako Gladsjo and Rita Roti.
40 min. Two shows for only $25

 

 SRL Performing at SFMOMA

 

SRL Performing at the SF Museum of Modern Art Groundbreaking Ceremony

April 8, 1992. Short, but to the point. See the show that stopped downtown San Francisco for 15 minutes.

Produced, directed and edited by Leslie Asako Gladsjų.

 "...A risky but commendable attempt by an establishment institution to embrace a genuinely modern, dangerous and defiant kind of art."

--- Wall St. Journal.

 "In Florida we call it fraud, not art, and we put them in jail."

--- Letter to the editor SF Chronicle.

10 min. $15

 The Pleasures of Unhibited Excess

 

The Pleasures of Uninhibited Excess

A fast-moving and comprehensive documentation of three SRL performances 1989-1990. Includes "Illusions of Shameless Abundance ...", ArtSpace Computer-Controlled Installation, "A Carnival of Misplaced Devotion ...", plus details of the 1989 bomb hoax incident.

Program Director : Leslie Asako Gladsjo.
45 min. 1991. $25

 The Will to Provoke

 

The Will to Provoke: An Account of Fantastic Schemes for Initiating Social Improvement

SRL'S 1988 European tour with shows in Amsterdam and Copenhagen. SRL ferrets out and gleefully satirizes assorted icons of cultural pride in two of Europes more allegedly libertarian democracies.

Dir. Jon Reiss, Cinematography, editing Leslie Asako Gladsjo.
45min. $25

 A Bitter Message of Hopeless Grief

 

A Bitter Message of Hopeless Grief

Living in a fictional world all their own, SRL's machines act out scenarios of perpetual torment, exasperating consumption, and tragic recognition.

Directed by Jon Reiss, Fictional worlds, Mark Pauline, Matt Heckert.
13 min. 1988. $18

 

 

The Virtues of Negative Fascination

Five mechanized performances, 1985-1986, 70 min. of endless pursuits, unavoidable captures, and merciless punishments.

Directed by Jon Reiss.
70 min. 1986. $25

 

A SCENIC HARVEST FROM THE KINGDOM OF PAIN

Documentation of three SRL events, 1983-1984. Meet Stu, the SRL guinea pig, and see him training to operate the 4-legged Walking Machine, see 10-barrel shotguns, hear the "Stairway to Hell".

Dirs. Jon Reiss, Joe Rees. 45 min. 1984. $ 20.00

 

 

 

Seven Machine Performances: 1979-1982

A selection from SRL's early performances, a must for those interested in how such an enterprise ever got started in the first place.

Directed by Joe Rees, editing Joe Rees/Jon Reiss.
50 min. 1983. $20

 

POSTERS

(NEW) The Unexpected Destruction of Elaborately Engineered Artifacts.
Austin Texas, April 1997 (color)

(NEW) A MILLION INCONSIDERATE EXPERIMENTS.
Phoenix, 1996 (color)

A CALCULATED FORECAST
OF ULTIMATE DOOM.

SF 1994 (color)

THE CARELESS ABUSE
OF PREMEDITATED UNCERTAINTY.

Barcelona 1991.

BIBLE BURN POSTER. ARTPARK, I990.

MISFORTUNES OF DESIRE. NYC, 1988.



A BITTER MESSAGE OF HOPELESS GRIEF.
1988.

FAILURE TO DISCRIMINATE. Seattle, 1986.



AN EPIDEMIC OF FEAR.
San Francisco, 1984.

 

T-SHIRTS

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Price:   $20.00 
Size:    XL only
Black and white T-shirt
Price:   $15.00
Size:    L, XL

 

SRL PRESS BOOKLET

Over 60 articles, angry letters, weird stuff, Bible Burn press, etc. Articles run the gamut from intelligent reporting to distorted smear campaigns, you decide.

 

 

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