National Film and Television School

Interior  - Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864–1916)

Interior - Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864–1916)

It feels like a quiet space. The room appears clean and empty, sparsely furnished with high ceilings that suggest a bright reverberance. From somewhere far off I can hear the sounds of a large grandfather clock echoing through the house. A closer listen would reveal the minute sonic details of the machine, each tick sounding different from the last. The house feels sonically magnified, as if microphones have been carefully hidden in every corner of each room.

BOOMS. BELLS AND DISTANT VOICES - THE AMBIGUITY OF SOUND: Tarkovsky and Beyond [NFTS / 2014] by Rob Szeliga

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