Optical Sound Films Part 2

Optical Sound Films Part 2
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Cycles
A hand-made film of a circular form that is transformed in rhythms of light and sound.
Soundtrack
Railway tracks seen from a speeding train are converted into optical sounds.
Musical Stairs
Images of the metal stairs leading to the London Film-Makers' Co-op are converted into rhythmic sounds as they pass through the projector.
Railings
Images of iron railings are converted into sound. One of a series of films that investigates sound qualities generated directly by the image track.
Night Train (Sound)
The sound of lights passing through a dark landscape seen from a moving train.
Notes
Made using a super 8 sound camera. The microphone is attached to a stick protruding from the camera, and kept just out of sight. This image-and-sound-gathering device is used to…
Cycles #3
This is a live projection event for two 16mm projectors and two loudspeakers. The material in Cycles (1972/77) is recycled for two screens and two soundtracks, with one screen set…

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