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Len Lye: Swinging the Lambeth Walk


“Swinging the Lambeth Walk (1939), a four-minute, hand-painted Dufaycolor film ‘with a colour accompaniment by Len Lye‘, matches visual motifs to musical instruments: diagonals introduce piano phrases, circles express drum beats, wavy horizontals represent guitars licks, vertical lines map base … Continue reading

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Free Radicals – A History of Experimental Film (2010)


In this film essay, Chodorov examines the lives and work of such experimental luminaries as Hans Richter, Michael Snow, Peter Kubelka, Stan Brakhage and the godfather of the New American Cinema, Jonas Mekas. Named after the Len Lye‘s landmark experimental … Continue reading

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