Digital Audio Film (expanded performance version)

Documentation of a performance for three 16mm projectors and three live musicians with CD players and drives.
Film by Stephen Cornford
Live sound by Stephen Cornford, Patrick Farmer & Madoka Kuono
Commissioned by and premiered at Ftarri Festival, Tokyo (2015).
With thanks to Shinkan Tamaki and Yoshiyuki Suzuki.
This project was part funded by The Center for Moving Image Research at The University of the West of England and was produced at Bristol Experimental & Expanded Film.

The film combines a handmade colour animation of frames exposed to the laser in a portable CD player with black and white macro footage of the electromechanical elements in various CD technologies. The live soundtrack is all sourced from CD/DVD machines.