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Viking Eggeling

One of the first abstract, animated films in filmhistory. Swedish-born Eggeling, who lived and worked in Berlin, created his film analogously to, regarding his films as a musical score. In them, he tried to create a universal language that would bridge the gap between the artist and his audience. 

English title Symphonie Diagonale
Keywords Experimental, Abstract, Animation, Music
Aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic film
Duration 00:08:27
Language English & German & No dialogue
Color BW
Year 1924
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About the artist

Viking Eggeling

1880-1925. Swedish artist. Lived in Germany. Considered a pioneer in experimental animation.