Barry Spinello

Barry Spinello’s films also represent an attempt to achieve a complete integration of sound and image, but one that can ultimately be understood as associative rather than assaultive. Spinello added several arrows to the synthetic soundtrack quiver in his application of self-adhesive Micotape, Zip-A-Tone shading, and lettering on both the soundtrack and the image track. Combining these materials with ink and paint, Spinello made a series of films between 1967 and 1971 that highlighted both the synthesis of image and …

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Soundtrack (1970)