:Notes from the Light Music
UK, 1977, 12 min
A compressed, single-screen version of Rhodes’ famous fusion of optical sound and image. Light Music was shown in a 16 mm single screen format (1976). This version is a digital translation. The ‘score’ is divided into five movements which are characterised by their differing duration, pitch and accent of sounds. –LRa past constructed to control her.
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Lis Rhodes (born 1942) is a British artist and feminist filmmaker, known for her density, concentration, and articulate sense of poetry in her visual works. She has been active in the UK since the early 1970s. She was cinema curator at the London Film-Makers' Co-op from 1975–76. In 1979, Rhodes co-founded the feminist film distribution network, Circles. She was a member of the exhibition committee for the 1979 Arts Council Film on Film event, and international retrospective of Avante-Garde cinema. Rhodes was Arts Advisor to the Greater London Council from 1982 to 1985, and since 1978 has lectured part-time at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.