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Four Projected Movements

Anthony McCall
1975
75 mins B & W Silent 16 mm

Four Projected Movements

A single fifteen-minute sweep of a triangular blade of light through 90 degrees, along a wall, becomes four distinct architectural interventions through the agency of the projector.
A.M.

'This film demonstrates that permutation, within certain precise limits, is a function of the projector. The four movements, each a 15 minute sweep of a plane of light through 90 degrees, result from a single 15 minute reel of film, passed through the projector in the four possible ways. The projector is positioned in a corner of the room so that a wall and the floor establish the boundaries of the space through which the beams will travel. The cycle rpeats through the duration of the presentation.'
A.M. Catalogue for Festival of Expanded Cinema , 1976

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