Dirk De Bruyn

Feyers (1979) 16mm, color, 31 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Art & Artists, Philosophical

"I was looking for textures and shapes that one encounters when closing one's eyes. The fire has been supplanted by the television for staring into during the evening. The film works with a similar trance-like state and invites the viewer to build personal imagery from the film's shapes."--Program Notes, MOMA, January 1986.

Rental: $40.00
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Dirk De Bruyn

223 (1985) 16mm, color, 5.3/4 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Art & Artists, Films about Film, Media

"With 223 I used Photographs from my past as a base. It gives the eyes something to come back to from the faster abstract shapes. The Pos/Neg flickering gives a feeling of depth. Its called 223 because I had some letterset of the numbers 223. There is a layering of images and techniques." -- D. bB. from "Where's Our Satellite," Melbourne, Australia (1985)

Rental: $30.00
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Dirk De Bruyn

Vision (1985) 16mm, color, 3.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Cameraless, Hand-processed

Music by Michael Luck. "... No photographed images. All handmade. It's all these squares, lines. The main techniques were bleaching and dyeing and sticking letraset material to the film strip. The images don't rush: they much more fold over the top of one another. Palimpsest. Using the pos/neg flickering helps to sustain the images..." -- D. bB. from "Where's Our Satellite," Melbourne, Australia (1985) inserting film strips to sustain shapes, otherwise you're talking about the one film all the time: it begins to look the same. There is a growing need to sustain shapes, patterns, etc. Hence the squares, lines. Breaking away from the rush of shapes. It's more of a problem to get away from in VISION because there are no photographic images. A very ordered film. Very Dutch. Took it all out of 800 ft. of this type of stuff and ended up with 150 ft. of selected squares and circles. Mondrian-inspired. "A synthesis of image and sound in the tradition of Len Lye." -- Felicity Parsons, "The Fringe Bugle", Melbourne, Australia (1985)

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