Moon Confusion (brightest beams)

Originally made as part of The Name of the Machine from the Moon

Soundtrack features excerpts from Lichtenberg: A Cross-Section by Walter Benjamin, produced in part at Velour Underground Studios (Lafayette, Indiana), by Greg Simpson & Toby Kaufmann-Buhler

Voices: Cara Kinnally, Greg Simpson, Jennifer Kaufmann-Buhler, Toby Kaufmann-Buhler

Image sources:

  • Gatling Gun Squad on the steps of the Indiana State Capitol at Indianapolis, Bretzman Collection, Indiana Historical Society (image altered)
  • Richard Jordan Gatling, Indiana Historical Society, M0839 (image altered)
  • Battery A, Indianapolis Light Artillery Group with Gatling Gun, Indiana Historical Society, M0518 (image altered)
  • Letter from Gatling to J.W. Denver Concerning Purchase of Gunstocks, 15 January 1873, Indiana Historical Society, M0839 (image altered)
  • Snapshot of the Gatling Gun Club, Indianapolis, Indiana, ca. 2008, The Indiana Album: Ange Bolton Collection (image altered)

This project is made possible by support from the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency.