Feyers (excerpt)

Feyers (excerpt)
Dirk De Bruyn
15'00'' drawing cameraless colour
1979 | Melbourne, Australia
Punto y Raya Festival 2016

Feyers is de Bruyn's most complicated work employing the many techniques he has experimented with over the years. Appropriately subtitled 'a dance', this film's interweaving of various experimentations lends itself to a stunning, rhythmic effect.

Colour, vision, excitement, breathless activity all collide here to create a cacophonous poetic.

-- Janice Filipuzzi, Jolt Screening program Notes, MIMA May-June 1990

Dirk De Bruyn
Dirk De Bruyn

1950 | Dordrecht, Netherlands

Dirk de Bruyn has made numerous experimental, documentary and animation films and videos over the last 30 years. He has received funding to produce a number of films, but has continued to maintain a no-budget, independent, self-funded focus for much of his work.

He was a founding member and past president of MIMA (Experimenta), been involved with Fringe Network and been a member of the Melbourne Super 8 Film Group. He has written about and curated various programs of film and video art internationally and written extensively about this area of arts practice. During the late '90s he was involved in an independent weekly screening program of film and video art at the Café Bohemio.

In the early '90s de Bruyn lived in Canada. Understanding Science, Rote Movie and Doubt were largely produced while teaching Animation at Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver.

He is currently teaching Animation and Digital Culture at Deakin University in Melbourne, Victoria. (Burwood Campus).

Lives in Melbourne, Australia.   +info