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Len Lye was a major figure in experimental filmmaking as well as a leading kinetic sculptor and an innovative theorist, painter and writer. He pioneered "direct film," film made without a camera, by painting and scratching images directly onto celluloid, by reworking found footage, by casting shadows of objects onto unexposed film, and by experimenting with a number of early color techniques.

"All of a sudden it hit me: If there was such a thing as composing music, there could be such a thing as composing motion. After all, there are melodic figures, why can not there be figures of motion?"
-Len Lye

Contains 28-page booklet with texts by David Curtis, Roger Horrocks and Len Lye on his films.


publisher Re:voir
format PAL
zone 0 (region free)
running time 47 min.