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Temple (1976) 4 minutes 30 seconds

Excerpt from Videocean (30 minutes)

Analog computer animation and

electronic music by Vibeke Sorensen.

Produced at the WNET TV Lab, NYC

Digital restoration 2009, DMS Buffalo


Vibeke Sorensen produced several works at the WNET TV Laboratory in New York City between 1974 and 1976, including Temple, TV Tubes, Fresh Fruit, Monocules, and stereoscopic experiments. All were made using the Rutt/Etra raster scan modulation system for analog computer animation. The music was composed afterwards at the Electronic Music Studio at the State University of New York at Albany.

A color cover piece entitled "High Tech Video Art, Light Music by Vibeke Sorensen" was published in the February 1979 issue of Videography Magazine and included a still frame from her stereoscopic video experiments. The inside article entitled "Vibeke Sorensen: Demystifying Video Technology" by Victor Ancona included text written by Sorensen. Click here to read this text.