Reason’s Code

Country: UK
Duration: 7 mins
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Sound: Stereo
Available Format/s: HD Video: H.264 Digital File / HD Video: ProRes Digital File


A short section from Man Ray’s film Return to Reason (1923) used anew as a graphic score. Various critics and historians see this section of Return to Reason as a redacted poem or telegram, akin to Man Ray’s ‘dumb’ poetry. Either way, its negative aesthetics have signalled new potential.

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