Wednesday, March 12, 2003

Stan Brakhage

Experimental director Stan Brakhage, who was considered the most influential avant-garde filmmaker, died in Victoria after a long battle with cancer. He was 70. . . . Brakhage was a pioneer film technician who revolutionized the use of the abstract form. His methods included hand-painting black frames of 16 mm film, gluing objects to film and scratching blank film. (CBC: Arts)

:: comment ::. . . in the early '70's encountered Scenes from Under Childhood . . . Brakhage changed the way I watched . . . check out Frame Enlargements from Films by Stan . . .