December 12, 2010

Test screenings

Asked in a 1963 interview whether his films were made for any particular audience, he replied: "Oh, goodness, no. They were just made for me ... My excitement in life was to discover something that was exciting to me. Now how the hell can I work it out if it has to be significant to an audience? It's the last thing on earth I'd be interested in."

-- From an appreciation of Len Lye by Ian Francis, Sight & Sound, January 2011.