by David HYKES
1974 / 16mm / color / sound / 1S / 47' 38

Texts : David Hykes ; voices : David Hykes et Nina Langall.
« Transformation of bodies into light and light into bodies complies with Nature's aim, and transmutation pleases Nature. » - Newton, Optiques
The premiere of MOVING PARTS took place on December 4th, 1974at New York's Whitney Museum.
This film is dedicated to Augustin Le Prince, French genius of proto-cinema who invented projected cinema in continuous light, and who mysteriously disappeared during a train trip between Dijon and Paris in 1890.
And also to Baruch Spinoza, famous philosopher from 17th century, who was also optical glass polisher, and who got blind because of its dust.


distribution format Digital file on server (PAL)
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 25 fps
sound sound
original language German
rental fee 158,00 €