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  1. Babel Fiche animation test

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    Testing stop motion method, using HD camera from microfiche. This is an acetate film surface where individual video sequences have been embedded - each frame measures roughly 1.5mm height. The microfiche…

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    • Untitled

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      • stones

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        • Shell Triptych

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          This clip is constructed from out takes and tests from an earlier work, and was put together for the Babel Fiche project: http://www.babelfiche.net/. The original film was created in a digital…

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          • Babel Fiche Sequence

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            My submission for the project - 'how we live now'. http://www.babelfiche.net

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            • 10 x 10

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              A photo every 10 seconds from waist height. Set to 10 fps. Walk home from work, Tartu - Estonia, May 2011.

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              • Station to Station

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                A 21st century phantom ride on Docklands Light Railway. Some of the earliest films made in the late 19th century were shot with heavy cameras mounted on trains, one of the only ways by which smooth…

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                • Sufjan

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                  Celebratory, spiritual moment at the end of Sufjan Stevens set in Manchester, May 2011. In the far future will live entertainment continue to be practiced, and how? What would multimedia shows and…

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                  • The Prairie Dogs

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                    Courtesy of North West Film Archive, no. 4585. Used with permission. This footage is re-edited from 'Northwest Meets Midwest', produced by Alison Brown in 1997. The Prairie Dogs are a…

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                    • Snail Game

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                      Seventy thousand species remixed since the Late Cambrian.

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                      • OKasional Cafe

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                        This clip is re-edited from 'An Okasional Cafe', produced by Ricardo Vilela in 1998, which documented a squat at an old Temperance Movement building in Manchester's university district.…

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                        • Waiting for La Machine

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                          This is a clip of people waiting for La Machine - a giant mechanical spider - as it 'walked' through Liverpool City Centre in September 2008. The event was interesting for a number of reasons: 1)…

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                          Babel Fiche

                          Dave Griffiths Created by Dave Griffiths

                          ... is a unique visual archive that prints fragments of contemporary video onto microfiche film. Aspects of everyday life will be preserved as an imaginary media for future beings. A selection of our behaviours, objects, conflicts and traditions will live on for 500 years in analogue film.

                          Find us at babelfiche.net

                          Contribute a clip and join the conversation. Get involved in the production team. Writers, directors and sound designers are needed for a series of short animations using microfiche as source material.

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