Leonardo
Volume 48, Issue 1
February 2015

112 pages
ISSN 0024-094X
E-ISSN 1530-9282

Historical Perspective

Lillian F. Schwartz Redux: In Movement, Color and 3D Chromostereoscopy

pp.
55
59
Article PDF (1.55 MB)
Abstract

This article examines three computer animations created by the pioneering filmmaker Lillian F. Schwartz circa 1970 that are currently viewable in 3D chromostereoscopy, specifically with ChromaDepth® 3D glasses. Reimaging these works 40 years after their creation permits a renewed formalist experience and a thematic analysis that reveals the primacy of Schwartz’s concern with depth and visual perception as part of her poetic sensibility. Excerpted interviews between the author and Lillian Schwartz are provided as an online appendix to this paper.

Maureen Nappi (artist, writer, educator), Media Arts Department, Long Island University, 1 University Plaza, HC 210, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5372, U.S.A. Email: maureen.nappi@liu.edu.

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