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7.6
/10
1,010 Ratings

Free Radicals

Directed by Len Lye
United States, New Zealand, 1958
Animation, Avant-Garde, Short

Synopsis

Display the graph that follows traditional African music’s voice strains of sway, between music and graphics so mix and so gave the impression of beauty in the melting pot of musical art and graphics.

Our take

Trippy, hypnotic, semi-stressful and yet still full of flair, this experimental short depicts the genesis and movement of its music’s propulsive rhythm, percussion building in momentum as our image alternately zigs and zags. You’ll never want it to end!

Free Radicals Directed by Len Lye

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