ABSTRONIC

by Mary Ellen BUTE & Ted NEMETH
1952 / 35mm / color / sound / 1S / 6' 10




"'Beautiful Lissajous curves, can be put through a choreography that inspires – and startles – the imagination,' writes Mary Ellen Bute of her quest to visualize invisible rhythms. In ABSTRONIC, she uses a cathode ray oscilloscope combined with conventional animation techniques and two tart musical numbers to generate a lively 'seeing-sound' experience." - Bruce Posner
"I wanted to manipulate light to produce visual compositions in time continuity much as a musician manipulates sound to produce music. It was particularly while I listened to music that I felt an overwhelming urge to translate my reactions and ideas into visual form that would have the ordered sequence of music." - Mary Ellen Bute (1954)

2 PRINTS IN DISTRIBUTION


distribution format Digital file on server (HD)
screen 16/9 (single screen)
speed 23,976 fps
sound sound
rental fee 30,00 €

distribution format DCP on server (INTEROP 2K)
screen 16/9 (single screen)
speed 23,976 fps
sound sound
rental fee 30,00 €