The Very Eye of the Night
Artist: Maya Deren
Production year: 1958
Catalogued as: EXPERIMENTAL, BODY/DANCE, FANTASY/VISIONARY, AVANTGARDE/KINETIC, ANALOG FILMING, ABSTRACTION/PSYCHEDELIA
In this, the last completed film of Deren, was done in collaboration with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet School, the assistant director Harrison Starr III and the music composer Teiji Ito. Dancers are exposed as negative, forming ghostly figures that move around the stars like if they were in an no gravitational constellation.