Oskar Fischinger exhibition

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“In 1926, the German filmmaker Oskar Fischinger pioneered one of the first immersive multimedia performances using abstract films, creating dynamic new possibilities for cinema as an art form.

Oskar Fischinger, photo (c) Fischinger Trust

This installation is a reconstruction of Fischinger’s performances from around 1926 by the Center for Visual Music, Los Angeles. Using Fischinger’s original nitrate materials from the period, the newly restored 35 mm films have been transferred to HD and digitally restored with added colour.”

Venue: Tate Modern, London

More information: http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/display/oskar-fischinger

 

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