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Beats, the Bauhaus, and the Birth of Abstract Film

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A survey of short animated films from the 1920s, with a soundtrack composed and performed live by Chicago electric violist and DJ Dominic Johnson. Film history buffs, dance music enthusiasts, as well as practitioners of video art, VJs, Motion Graphics, or Generative Art can draw inspiration from the Bauhaus and their contemporaries. Artist selected by Composer-In-Residence Mason Bates.

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