Armitage & Western

Following a garden’s progression from dormant to hospitable,”Armitage & Western” utilizes sharp cuts to communicate the passage of time and to record the toiling of hunched-over women whose hard work fostered such transformation. Elam concludes the piece with a car parallel-parking in the background, visual focus placed on a blossomed flower in the foreground.

Armitage & Western


Video:

Collection:
Elam Subseries I: Films
Date:
circa 1976
Original Format:
8mm
Color:
Color
Sound:
Silent
Duration:
0h 3m 56s
Abstract:
Following a garden's progression from dormant to hospitable,"Armitage & Western" utilizes sharp cuts to communicate the passage of time and to record the toiling of hunched-over women whose hard work fostered such transformation. Elam concludes the piece with a car parallel-parking in the background, visual focus placed on a blossomed flower in the foreground.
Genre:
Short
Subject(s):
, ,
Source:
http://www.chicagofilmarchives.org/collections/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/22319
Repository:
Chicago Film Archive

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