Landscape as Animation – Language of Camera

Le voyage dans la Lune, Méliès, 1902


A study in choreography for camera, Maya Deren, 1945


Mon Oncle, Jacques Tati 1958


400 Blows, François Truffaut, 1959


Empire, Andy Warhol, 1964


2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick, 1968


Fog Line, Larry Gottheim, 1970


Ernie Gehr, Serene Velocity, 1970


Spiral Jetty, Film of earthwork by Robert Smithson, 1970


La Région Centrale, Michael Snow, 1971

photos of the mechanism that moved the camera...


The Passenger, Michelangelo Antonioni, 1974


Monodramas, Stan Douglas, 1987-1991 also here


The Player, Robert Altman, 1992


Harper Road, Mark Lewis, 2003 LINK

Off Leash, High Park, Mark Lewis, 2004 LINK

Isosceles, Mark Lewis, 2008 LINK

Prater Hautallee, Mark Lewis, 2008 LINK

Hendon F.C., Mark Lewis, 2009 LINK


Returning a Sound, Allora & Calzadilla, 2004



Snake River, Charles Gaines and Edgar Arceneaux, 2006
Multi-channel video and sound installation with REDCAT Gallery, Disney Hall Complex, Los Angeles, CA
The movement of the camera uses motion control to follow the shape of the snake river.


Minilogue, Kristofer Ström, 2008

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