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Digital Monsters Don't Bleed

Digital movie, experimental short, Sound, 3:44, 2014


... Sylvia Eckermann took a short sequence from the film Fando y Lis, the 1968 debut of the post-surrealistic film maker Alejandro Jodorowsky and alienated the footage heavily by re-editing the material, changing tempo, hue and saturation, and applying other effects. The gold metaphor that frames the entire movie like a seam is a reference to the above mentioned comparison of the right algorithm with a gold nugget; but in an interpretative framework it is equally linked to the Baroque concept of vanitas or the futility of all human endeavours. And the deathly pounding of the sound track becomes the chronological and rhythmical pulse. ...

▸ Full text by Thomas MieƟgang