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EMS nr 1
Ralph Lundsten

EMS nr 1 is an abstract sound/image composition where sound and image were composed together, the first in an experimentation project at Swedish Television. The robot’s voice in the beginning of EMS nr 1 was recorded at the Swedish Transmission Laboratory at the Royal Institute of Technology. EMS nr 1 was included in a feature film, Psychadelica Blues, where the EMS-parts got to represent the psychadelic experiences. EMS nr 1 received the main award at the Art Biennial in Paris, 1967, The Swedish Film Institute’s Quality Prize 1966 and also about thirty international film awards.

Keywords Experimental, Music, Abstract
Aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic film
Duration 00:14:00
Language No dialogue & Swedish
Color Color
Year 1966
In text Om datorbaserad film
Ralph Lundsten
Latest screening Apr 19, 2023
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About the artist

Ralph Lundsten

Ralph Lundsten (1936–2023) was a distinguished composer of music, filmmaker and artist. Born in Ersnäs, Norrbotten. Later on lived and in the Stockholm archipelago, in the fairytalesque wooden castle Frankenburg, dated 1878, which also housed well known art and electro music studio ANDROMEDA.