Indeterminable Frames

A digital humanities + film and media studies project re-examining the moving image.





Works Cited

Animated file of ImagePlot plotting Jordan Belson's Chakra (1972).
ImagePlot plotting Jordan Belson's Chakra (1972). Graphed by median brightness horizontally (x-axis) and median saturation vertically (y-axis).

This project continues ongoing conversations about recontextualizing and expanding our understanding of how we engage with film. It utilizes experimental, avant-garde, and artist-made works originating as celluloid films as case studies.

What can we understand from moving image works when we view the frames concurrently? What new meanings can we discern from this form of engagement with moving images? How can these revisualizations contribute to new forms of cinematic consciousness?