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Stan Brakhage

Cinema of Pre-predication: On Stan Brakhage and the Phenomenology of Maurice Merleau-Ponty

“Brakhage gives us phenomenologies on celluloid.” So argues Alex Cobb as he draws out the affinities between the filmmaker and the philosopher


Mothlight (1963 USA 3 mins) Filmmaker: Stan Brakhage Animation has managed to anthropomorphise a wide variety of creatures, from coyotes to frogs, Tasmanian Devils to

I… Dreaming

I… Dreaming (1988 USA 7 mins) Filmmaker: Stan Brakhage Mus: Joel Haertling, Stephen Foster I… Dreaming occupies an atypical position within the work of Stan

Putting the Garden Into the Machine: On Brakhage’s The Garden of Earthly Delights

The Garden of Earthly Delights (1981 USA 2 mins) Filmmaker: Stan Brakhage Interviewed in 1996, Stan Brakhage felt uneasy about becoming a myth in his


Desistfilm (1954 USA 7 mins) Filmmaker: Stan Brakhage A buzz over the handmade titles disintegrates into a screech of feedback and a piano that sounds

Daybreak and Whiteye

Daybreak and Whiteye (1957 USA 8 mins) Filmmaker: Stan Brakhage As an amateur enthusiast working out of the Auckland Filmmakers’ Cooperative in the early 1980s

Tracing an Original and the Law of Diminishing Returns: Brakhage

Brakhage (1998 USA 75 mins) Source: NLA/ACMI Prod Co: Sphinx Productions Prod: Alexa Frances-Shaw Dir, Scr: Jim Shedden Phot: Gerald Packer, Alexa Frances-Shaw Ed: Alexa

Across the Universe: Stan Brakhage’s The Dante Quartet

The Dante Quartet (1987 USA 7 mins) Source: NLA/ACMI Filmmaker: Stan Brakhage One of dozens of hand-painted films that Brakhage completed in the last two

The Wold Shadow

The Wold Shadow (1972 USA 3 mins) Filmmaker: Stan Brakhage One day, while walking in the woods, Stan Brakhage had a vision of an unaccountable

A Remembrance for Stan Brakhage

A celebration of Brakhage's inspiring life and work, by a friend and collaborator

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