The cinema comes to life in Signals: Regained.Read more about this programme
The astonishingly delicate, computer-generated Forest-Views suggests the processes not only of blossoming and decay, but also, ironically, of the chemical laboratory. The screen itself seems to sprout organic forms, like a magnified Petrie dish. (Sundance Film Festival Catalogue 2001)
Luma nocturna uses overlapping dissolves of hand-drawn images to capture the luminescent magic of light strewn across the black city at night, from the majestic convergences of great boulevards to ephemeral, amorphous supple reflections.
The rules of an old Arab game, Kalah, played by two players with 36-36 stones, works as a ready-found system for generating the film. The filmstrip registers the moves of a game based on their notation in a diagram, converting the elements into 72 colour forms and 72 sounds of a chromatic scale in rapid sequences.