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Fischinger Paintings

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 9, 2005 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Jack Rutberg Gallery has a new exhibit of Oskar Fischinger Paintings on view. This is clearly a tie-in to the large visual music show at the LA MOCA.




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Light Moving in Time, by William C. Wees

story © Michael Betancourt | published December 30, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Browse the contents of this study of avant-garde film aesthetics. It looks like you can get a good sense of what the book argues and covers from the extensive samples of this book posted on-line. (Recommended.)






 
Fischinger Films, a family project

story © Michael Betancourt | published December 13, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Oskar Fischinger's brother Hans also worked in film according to the Cinovid database.




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Articulated Light

story © Michael Betancourt | published December 7, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

The catalog for Articulated Light: Abstract Film in America is on-line (RTF format) in the Vasulka archive. This is a good catalog with essays and historical information about the entire program.





 
Kinetic Notation System

story © Michael Betancourt | published December 5, 2004 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



research: VISUAL MUSIC

Shawn Gray has an extensive notation system with theory and discussion posted here.