Ballet Mécanique (1924)

Unfortunately, it appears that all of the higher quality versions of Ballet Mécanique have been removed from YouTube due to copyright violations. There is a version below that is uncropped (as the version we watched in class was) and, sadly, in two parts. They may also force you to watch a commercial before you can […]

This Brutal Life:Links, Images, Videos on Brutalism

Image: Freeway Park , Seattle, Lawrence Halprin, 1976 (Photo by Evan Chakroff, Flickr) Here are some links, images and videos on Brutalism. Fuck Yeah Brutalism tumblr Concrete Britain/St. Peter’s Seminary (filmed before and after, side by side). This building was completed in 1966. It was abandoned in 1989. It was only used for 23 years before […]