Optical Sound Films Part 1

Optical Sound Films Part 1
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Phase Loop
A hand-made loop of film made as an exercise in perception. The image of a circle repeats 12 times a second with a sound that repeats 11 times, all at…
Sound Shapes
A film made without a camera as an experiment in how to visualize rhythm. It equates four simple shapes with four simple sounds, made by punching shapes into black film…
Newsprint
A newspaper glued onto clear film is projected as audio-visual typography. A film made without a camera.
At the Academy
Film countdown leader, including the sound 'beep', is transformed by multi-layered printing.
Interval
An intuitive enquiry into rhythms of light and sound, shown on two projectors. Images were made using my hand as an improvised shutter. Sounds were generated on a VCS3 synthesiser.
Spirals
A film made without a camera. Image and sound were made in the same chemical process. Raw film was spooled onto a spiral and only partially submerged in developer, leaving…

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