FINDS OF THE FORTNIGHT
EUTERPE • 8m 16s
A series of surreal titles are rapidly alternated with cut-out animation. The titles are often simple and the words and images combine easily into an eerie flickering superimposition. Lawrence Jordan was interested in pressing this technique to the limit of informational overload. Sometimes the eye is lost in the flashing barrage of words and pictures. Sound would have been too much so it remains silent. The titles, created in 1960, are by collage artist and painter Jess Collins.
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