Plany Mela, 2007

[video with sound, 33 min 13 sec]
documentation video of Plany Mela film performance.
Plany Mela is a hybrid of a 90-second, 70mm, abstract color film and an abstract, live, b/w digital projection accompanied by a musical score and performance by Alan Licht. It was presented as an alternating sequence at the Bristol IMAX Dome Theatre at the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology in Syracuse. Both sequences were specifically designed for the dome screen of an Omnimax theatre, the musical performance utilizes multichannel system of surround sound. The 70mm animation incorporates three frames from Stan Brakhage’s The Dante Quartet