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This Surface

David Hall , Tony Sinden

UK, 1972 - 1973
11 minutes, 22 seconds, Colour, Stereo, 4:3
Original format: 16mm film
Available formats: HD Digital file / DCP / BluRay

‘The film utilises a traditionally seductive theatrical image at the outset which is subsequently redefined in the concrete terms of projection and screen…Initially a man is seen dancing in a pub with a pint of beer on his head. This is followed by a series of travelling shots along a seafront. The imagery and illusion of spatial depth are subsequently challenged by superimposed texts.. Essentially, a rearrangement of priorities…’

David Hall, 1977.