This film, made by the artist, Robert Smithson, with the assistance of
Virgina Dwan, Dwan Gallery & Douglas Christmas, Director, Ace Gallery, (the
aforementioned Dwan & Christmas also assisted Smithson financially with the
making of the Spiral Jetty), is a poetic and process minded film depicting a
"portrait" of his renouned earth work -- The Spiral Jetty, as it juts into
the shallows off the shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake. A voice-over by Smithson
reveals the evolution of the Spiral Jetty.