A visualization of the inner world of fetal beginnings, the infant, the baby, the child – a shattering of the ‘myths of childhood’ through revelation of the extremes of violent terror and overwhelming joy of that world.
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16mm. An immense leap in Brakhage's discursiveness, where the visible and the invisible unite in the writing of a stroboscopic sequentiality of memory. Moments are perennial because a machine of the eye registers and edits them as eminent traits of an ink/colorization/plasticity which amplifies them as an art of visualization. Memories of a painter - and in cinema, this is one of its greatest manifestations.