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Rhythms Rhythms

Len Lye Len Lye
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There has never been a great film unless it was created in the spirit of the experimental filmmaker.' - Len Lye Len Lye was a major figure in experimental filmmaking as well as a leading kinetic sculptor and an innovative theorist, painter and writer. He pioneered direct film, film made without a camera, by painting and scratching images directly onto celluloid, by reworking found footage, by casting shadows of objects onto unexposed film, and by experimenting with a number of early color techniques. 'All of a sudden it hit me: If there was such a thing as composing music, there could be such a thing as composing motion. After all, there are melodic figures, why can not there be figures of motion?' - Len Lye This DVD contains: A COLOUR BOX, 1935, 4 min KALEIDOSCOPE, 1935, 4min THE BIRTH OF THE ROBOT, 1936, 7 min RAINBOW DANCE, 1936, 5 min TRADE TATTOO, 1937, 5 min COLOUR FLIGHT, 1938, 4 min SWINGING THE LAMBETH WALK, 1939, 4 min COLOR CRY, 1953, 3 min RHYTHM, 1957, 1 min FREE RADICALS, 1958/1979, 4 min PARTICLES IN SPACE, 1967-71/1980, 4 min TAL FARLOW, 1960/1980, 2 min All rights of the producer and of the owner of the work are reserved. Unless authorized by the rights holder, no duplication, hiring, lending or public screenings are allowed. For institutional purchase please contact Re:Voir directly. There has never been a great film unless it was created in the spirit of the experimental filmmaker.' - Len Lye Len Lye was a major figure in experimental filmmaking as well as a leading kinetic sculptor and an innovative theorist, painter and writer. He pioneered direct film, film made without a camera, by painting and scratching images directly onto celluloid, by reworking found footage, by casting shadows of objects onto unexposed film, and by experimenting with a number of early color techniques. 'All of a sudden it hit me: If there was such a thing as composing music, there could be such a thing as composing motion. After all, there are melodic figures, why can not there be figures of motion?' - Len Lye This DVD contains: A COLOUR BOX, 1935, 4 min KALEIDOSCOPE, 1935, 4min THE BIRTH OF THE ROBOT, 1936, 7 min RAINBOW DANCE, 1936, 5 min TRADE TATTOO, 1937, 5 min COLOUR FLIGHT, 1938, 4 min SWINGING THE LAMBETH WALK, 1939, 4 min COLOR CRY, 1953, 3 min RHYTHM, 1957, 1 min FREE RADICALS, 1958/1979, 4 min PARTICLES IN SPACE, 1967-71/1980, 4 min TAL FARLOW, 1960/1980, 2 min All rights of the producer and of the owner of the work are reserved. Unless authorized by the rights holder, no duplication, hiring, lending or public screenings are allowed. For institutional purchase please contact Re:Voir directly.

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SKU 3493551100249
Year 1935-80 (DVD 2009)
Director Lye, Len
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Re-voir
Countries UK
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Colour Colour + B&W
Running time 47 min
DVD region 0, PAL
Certificate N/a

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