What is the main idea the filmmaker was trying to express in this film
Symphonie Diagonale (Diagonal Symphony) (Viking Eggeling, 7 min., 1924)
After watch the film from the link above, please type your answer to the questions below by “Replying” to this thread.
– What is the main idea the filmmaker was trying to express in this film?
– Why do you think so?
Those who watched “Rhythm 21 (Hans Richter, 1921) in the last class, please also type your thoughts on these two films (similarities, differences, etc).
Your comment should be between 100 and 200 words.
The Viking Eggeling’s Symphonie Diagonale was an experimental film. The film was made with white abstract geometrical images on a black background but no sound, the pictures are mainly right angles combined with different short straight lines and curves to form different shapes and patterns. Its main idea was to investigate ………………….