Recorded or Rendered Work - Film, Video

riverrun 20 seconds

P ALSOP

seensound | Published : 2017

Abstract

riverrun 20 seconds was selected for performance at seensound, an international monthly festival of short films that focus on sound and vision works that emphasize inherent complementarity in sound and moving image. This audio/visual work explores potential relationships between sound, text, and image. It is built from Joyce’s Finnegans Wake and found images. Precedents to this type of exploration exist in, for example: performing arts (opera) film (sound design and score), and installation arts. Finnnegans Wake as sound art is discussed by Kostelanetz , Toop, Tubridy, et.al, and in practice by Cage. Here the first 20 seconds of a computer reading of Finnegans Wake is manipulated and affecte..

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