Stan Brakhage

Sirius Remembered (1959) 16mm, color, 10.5 min

Genre: Experimental

"I was coming to terms with decay with a dead thing and the decay if the memories of a loved being that had died and it was undermining all abstract concepts of death. The form was being cast our of probably the same physical need that makes dogs dance and howl in rhythm around a corpse. I was taking song as my source of inspiration for the rhythm structure, just as dogs dancing, prancing around a corpse, and howling in rhythm-structures or rhythm-intervals might be considered like the birth of some kind of song."

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