Jim Pallas: electronic sculptor

United States, 1981

Film
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Episode of Series “Working Artists”.
Jim Pallas assembles fantastic sculptures which move and light up as they respond to heat, sound and motion. The film follows Pallas as he creates new pieces, describes finished work and explains the philosophy behind his art. In the final sequence, Pallas attends the unveiling of his latest work which displays intricate light patterns triggered by the movement of dancers.

Credits

production company

Marx Handley Productions

producer

Sue Marx

Duration

00:12:24:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1981

Appears in

Working Artists

Group of items

Working Artists

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016227

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Pallas, Jim

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Movement in art

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculptors - United States

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculpture, Modern

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Creative ability

People → Pallas, Jim

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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