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Symmetricks(1972)

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Symmetricks (1972)

Stan Vanderbeek became one of the earliest practitioners of computer animation thanks to his work at Bell Labs with Ken Knowlton, including their series of Poem Field shorts. This film was made with Stan Shaw and Knowlton at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and delivers exactly what the title implies, an electronic exploration of flashing geometric shapes pulsing, forming human profiles, and spinning in psychedelic patterns.

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