In this short experimental film, animator Jacques Drouin explores and highlights both sides of Alexeïeff-Parker’s pinscreen. Led by the repeated harmonies of a rondo for harpsichord by François Couperin, the film shows the filmmaker hurling himself into a hand-to-hand tussle with his own favourite instrument. Positioning the camera and lighting to reveal the relief formed by the pins, Drouin continually pivots the screen so that the viewer can glimpse the images hidden behind this mysterious screen.

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  • CraigSymonds

    “Beautiful” — CraigSymonds, 19 Apr 2013

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Film Credits

pinscreen animation
Jacques Drouin
Jacques Drouin
sound design
Denis Saindon
François Couperin
Lise Wedlock
sound recording
Geoffrey Mitchell
Serge Boivin
picture editing
Natacha Dufaux
executive producer
Marcel Jean
Jean-Jacques Leduc
Marc Bertrand

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