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De Bruyn, Dirk 2005 223, video recording, Melbourne, Vic., Melbourne Cinematheque.

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Title 223
Creator(s) De Bruyn, Dirk
Year presented 2005
Year created 1985
Publisher Melbourne Cinematheque
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Description of moving image 1 videorecording (6 min.) : sd. col.
Summary "There are those films that are formalistic by design – the materialist films, which can’t be accused of doing injustice to their subject matter. Most notable in this area has been Dirk de Bruyn’s "Direct on Film" series. The resulting films (Vision, 223, among others) comprise of frantic flashes of colour and shape – very annoying to the viewer. But once the filmmaker (or someone) explains that the films are visual music, it’s surprising how watchable they become! This example points to the importance of the viewer in the experimental film scenario. Whilst the modes of viewing for particular types of films take time to learn, a certain facilitation of them is possible if the viewer is open and adaptable." http://www.innersense.com.au/mif/debruyn_films.html

"With 223 I used Photographs from my past as a base. It gives the eyes something to come back to from the faster abstract shapes. The Pos/Neg flickering gives a feeling of depth. Its called 223 because I had some letterset of the numbers 223. There is a layering of images and techniques."

Language eng
Field of Research 190202 Computer Gaming and Animation
Socio Economic Objective 970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
HERDC Research category F.1 Audio-visual recordings
ERA Research output type JR1 Recorded or Rendered Creative Works - Film, Video
Copyright notice ©1985, The Creator
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30016411

Document type: Moving Image
Collections: School of Communication and Creative Arts
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