Screen Play

Screen Play: The Curious Relationship of Foley Artistry and Animated Notation [A Lecture Recital by Brian Smith]

This lecture posits that performers of animated notational works sonically interpret moving scores by the same means that foley artists interpret motion in film, television, and animation. Using Michel Chion’s work Audio-Vision as a theoretical basis, this connection demonstrates how the historical practice and tools of foley artistry can guide the emergent performance practice and discourse surrounding animated notational works. (text from YouTube description)