RHUS TYPHINA

by BAGDASAROV Georgy & MORALESOVA Alexandra
2014 / 16mm / n&b / son / 2' 44

One of the series of labodoble experiment of the natural (organic) film developers. The structure of the film is based on the chemical formula of the RhusTyphina's developer. The main protagonist of the film is a species of flowering plant in the family Anacardiaceae whose leaves and berries are mixed with tobacco and other herbs and smoked by Native American tribes. We tried to apply the properties of the Rhus Typhina in the photochemistry. The film captures the research, experiments, harvesting and preparation of the film developer in which latter original negative was developed. The nonlinear structure of the chemical formula as well as nonlinear research of the process are reflected in the order of the frames. No post-production except the sound. All editing work was made in camera before chemical development.

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distribution format 16mm
1 reel (30 meters)
original format 16mm
speed 24 ips
screen 1,37 - standard
sound cd
Stéréo
notes The sound file should be played when first image appears.
translation no
rental fee 21,00 €