Light Music

1975

Tate: Presented by Tate Members 2012

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To make this artwork, Rhodes composed a ‘score’ comprised of drawings that were printed onto filmstrip. They form abstract patterns of black and white lines onscreen. As the bands of light and dark pass through the projector they are ‘read’ as audio, creating an intense soundtrack. This creates a direct relationship between what we see and what we hear. The crossing projection beams achieve a sculptural quality within the space, encouraging us to move through and interact with the light beams. This is an early example of expanded cinema, in which viewers are both spectators and participants.

利斯·罗德斯(1942—)

《光旋律》1975年

黑白双声道电影,16毫米胶卷、2台放映机

25分钟

泰特所有,2012年由泰特会员赠送

为制作这件作品,罗德斯创作了一个由图画组成的“乐谱”,这些图画印在胶卷上。它们在屏幕上形成抽象的黑白线条图案。当这些光带和暗带通过放映机时就会被“读取”为音频,创造出一段强烈的背景音乐。这就在我们所见与所闻之间创造了一种直接的关系。交错的投影使穿过的光束具有雕塑般的质感,鼓励我们在光束中移动并与之互动。这是一个早期“延展电影”的例子,观众既是观察者又是参与者。

Lis Rhodes – 'An Opposition to Commercial Cinema' via Tate's YouTube channel

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13 November 2022

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Credits

artist

Lis Rhodes

Production dates
1975

Appears in

Group of items

Light Music and Weights of Light

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ACMI Identifier

LN189752

Curatorial section

Light → Light Music and Weights of Light

Measurements

25 mins

Materials

16mm black-and-white film, shown as video, 2 projections, dual mono sound

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