Dresden Dynamo

1972

Rhodes, Lis
Lis Rhodes is a filmmaker and founding member of the women’s film and video distribution company Circles, established in 1979. Many of her films employ a primarily abstract language. Dresden Dynamo, made when she was still a student at the North East London Polytechnic, explores the relationship between image and sound. To make Dresden Dynamo Rhodes applied a set of stickers to a 16mm film, which produced a range of curious sounds when the film was played. Of this film, Rhodes has said: ‘It was an attempt to make a material connection between what is seen and what is heard. The image is the sound.’
  • Artwork Details: running time: 10 minutes
  • Edition: 1 of 5
  • Material description: 16mm film
  • Credit line: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London © the artist.
  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Film and Audio Visual
  • Accession number: ACC22/2014

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