1. Excerpt from Bardo (2001) by Jordan Belson (1926-2011). This is an authorized clip. Belson requested that people not post his films online, as lo res clips do not do justice to his work. The demand to see some of his work online is great now since his death, so we're putting up this preview which has also been approved by his Estate.

    CVM has a current project to preserve, transfer and digitize more of Belson's work, in HD versions, and we'll post more online in the future. Please consider helping with funding for this project (and the next DVD release), visit centerforvisualmusic.org/Belson

    Please remember that many of his films still need preservation and HD transfers, before they can be put online in good quality. And many thanks to those of you who have contributed to this project!

    (c) Estate of Jordan Belson

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  2. Excerpt from Music of the Spheres (1977) by Jordan Belson (1926-2011). This is an authorized clip. Belson asked for people not to post his films online, as low res clips do not do justice to his work. This is a SD clip from the unpreserved film; the demand to see some of his work online is great now since his death, so we're putting up a few preview clips (approved by his Estate).

    This film has since been preserved by CVM but not yet digitized.

    CVM has a current project to preserve, transfer and digitize more of Belson's work, and we'll post more online in the future from this project. Please consider helping with funding for this project, visit centerforvisualmusic.org/Belson

    Many of his films still need preservation and HD transfers, before they can be placed online in decent quality.

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  3. From CVM's "Expanded Abstraction" program at LACMA's Stark Bar, screening evenings through January 2012. For times and more details, please visit
    centerforvisualmusic.org/Events.htm

    This Mobilcolor film by Dockum is a film in 3 movements. The film was preserved by CVM, transferred to HD, then reformatted for 3 screens for this program.

    The 90 minute program for 3 screens is presented by CVM, curated by Cindy Keefer for LACMA. "Expanded Abstraction" features Scott Draves' Generation 244 and work by Baerbel Neubauer, Robert Seidel, Christina McPhee and Maura McDonnell. Some of this work is newly created for this program.

    For more about Dockum, please visit the research pages at centerforvisualmusic.org/Dockum/

    Center for Visual Music
    centerforvisualmusic.org

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  4. Excerpt from a talk by film historian William Moritz and Elfriede Fischinger at Long Beach Museum of Art, 1981. Moritz talks about Fischinger and his approach to music.
    From the collection of Center for Visual Music.

    For more about Oskar Fischinger please visit the Fischinger Research pages at
    centerforvisualmusic.org/Fischinger

    For more on William Moritz, read many of his articles at the Center for Visual Music online library, and visit his memorial site at CVM:
    centerforvisualmusic.org/Moritz.htm

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  5. Excerpt from a talk by film historian William Moritz and Elfriede Fischinger at Long Beach Museum of Art, 1981. Moritz talks about Fischinger's film Radio Dynamics (which can be seen on the Oskar Fischinger: Ten Films DVD and also streamed here on CVM's vimeo VOD channel).
    From the collection of Center for Visual Music. Thanks to Barbara Fischinger.

    For more about Oskar Fischinger please visit the Fischinger Research pages at
    centerforvisualmusic.org/Fischinger

    For more on William Moritz, read many of his articles at the Center for Visual Music online library, and visit his memorial site at CVM
    centerforvisualmusic.org

    Center for Visual Music is a nonprofit archive dedicated to visual music, experimental animation and abstract media.

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