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What the Water Said, Nos. 1-3
David Gatten16mm, black and white, sound, 16 minRental format: 16mm
David Edward Gatten (born 1971) is an experimental filmmaker and moving image artist. Since 1996, his films have explored the intersection of the printed word and moving image, cataloging the variety of ways in which text functions in cinema as both language and image, often blurring the boundary between these categories. His 16mm films often employe cameraless techniques, combined with close-up cinematography and optical printing processes. In addition to the ongoing 16mm films, Gatten is now making hybrid 16mm/digital works and has completed an entirely digital feature-length project called The Extravagant Shadows.