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Plastic Paper: CODE IN MOTION: EARLY COMPUTER ANIMATION

07/05/2011 (19:00 - 20:15)

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Curated by Clint Enns | Various Artists | 84min.

Saturday May 7th, 7:00pm
Park Theatre - 698 Osborne
Admission  $7

The works in this program explore both the mathematical precision of computer graphics, as well as the uncontrolled, the uncontrollable and the random.  Included are both early examples of experimental and narrative computer animated films including work by John Whitney, Sr., John Stehura, James Whitney, Stan Vanderbeek and Kenneth Knowlton, Lillian Schwartz, Pierre Hébert and Peter Foldès.  As an added bonus, an innovative computer generated commercials produced by Robert Abel and Associates will be shown between each film.     
Includes the films:

Catalog John Whitney, Sr., 1961, 7 minutes

Cybernetik 5.3 (1960-65) – John Stehura, 1965, 8 minutes

Lapis – James Whitney, 1966, 10 minutes

Poemfield no.2 Stan Vanderbeek and Kenneth Knowlton, 1966, 6 minutes

The Artist and The Computer – Lillian Schwartz, 1976, 11 minutes

 

Around Perception Pierre Hébert, 1968, 16 minutes

Metadata
Peter Foldès, 1971, 8 minutes

La Faim Peter Foldès, 1974, 11 minutes

Various Robert Abel Commercials, Various Dates, 7 minutes


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