EUTERPE • 3m 16s
ANCESTORS relates spiritual forefathers and foremothers in a purely fanciful sense. These are classical figures, anatomical figures, fairy tale figures and romantic figures all thrown in together, all from Lawrence Jordan's creative root-sources, in a kind of playful tribute. Like the second part DUO CONCERTANTES, it is a moving single picture, now doubled.
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APERTURES (A BRIGHTER DARKNESS)
and just as the swelter plateaus toward a vertical horizon
the curtain falls flat in motion
a hinge unlatches from sill
and a slab of paint is finally relieved, alighting
the window continues to open
and the window continues to open, continuing so
so that it has gone off the frame
a swift a...
THE APOPLECTIC WALRUS
Poet Joanna McClure requested a film with the collages of Max Ernst and Lawrence Jordan decided to make a tribute to the two men who most influenced his film-work at the beginning: Max Ernst (collage) and Luis Buñuel (surrealism in cinema). A few years earlier, from late-2011 until October 2013, ...