KINETICA™ is series of touring festivals of abstract art in film and video. iota's KINETICA™ series features the grand masters of the art, including Fischinger, Lye, Smith, McLaren, John and James Whitney, Bute, Hirsh, Belson, and others. These historical surveys are always complemented with a program of contemporary works by today's most accomplished visual music artists.
Each program in the series has screened at major venues accross the country such as The Museum of Modern Art, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The National Gallery, The Harvard Film Archive and The Anthology Film Archive to name just a few. Internationally, some of the locations iota's KINETICA™s have screened are Paris, Amsterdam, Cologne, Madrid, Barcelona, Stockholm, Melbourne, and Sao Paolo.
(These programs are no longer in circulation)
KINETICA™ 1: Selections from the iotaCenter Media Collection
KINETICA™ 2: A Centennial Tribute to Oskar Fischinger
KINETICA™ 3: Hy Hirsh and the Fifties & Jazz and Abstraction in Beat Era Film
KINETICA™ 4: The Sixties: Spirituality and Psychedelia
There is a form of film that is trying to evolve that area of thinking which I call 'moving visual thinking'.
And it is intrinsically a visual music....