The Very Eye of Night

1958
Country: USA
Duration: 15 mins
B&W,
Sound: opt
Available Format/s: 16mm / BluRay / HD Digital file

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A shimmering constellation of stars established the background for negative images of figures resembling Greek Gods superimposed on and magically transported along the milky way. Deren called it her ‘ballet of night’, an ethereal dance within a nocturnal space that focused on the spectacle rather than the narrative.

More works by Maya Deren

USA
, 1945
16 Minutes

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