Stan Brakhage

Occam's Thread (2001) 16mm, color, 7.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Occam's Thread is a 16mm silent motion picture, copyright 2001, by Stan Brakhage. This is a hand painted, step printed work which views Occam's economical vision of life (The Razor's Edge') as something more thread-like: a staggered black line, growing steadily more solid, albeit often tangled trails vertically across the film surface, insinuating itself (it's life as it were) through a series of various paint shapes, some of which seem as if about to destroy it, bury it in black patches or cut into it: finally the line as if severed in glare of white leader, ending in multicolored paint patch.

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

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