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Solar Sight II

Lawrence Jordan

USA, 2012
10 minutes, Colour, Sound, 4:3
Original format: 16mm film
Available formats: 16mm / DVD

Many of the approaches to the cut-out material are the same as in part I, however II is a much different film. It is more meditative. It has a somewhat slower pace. I tried to let the cut-outs float more gracefully. Again, John Davis music forms an integral part of the meditation. I have used that word meditation because that is how some very astute friends of mine described it to me on first viewing. The approach is partly planned, partly improvised under the camera. There has been little or no editing outside the camera for many years in my animation. All effects are done in camera.

“What is it about? Wrong question. Its about you watching, and falling into the dream.”
– Michael Atkinson, Lawrence Jordans Road to Utopia, Fandor website