Real work starts here.

I have finally, after what feels like 10 years (prob 10 years since acquiring this machine) but is actually 5 years of storage battles, makeshift repairs, huge learning curves (ele

Cleaning up and checking this old machine for a potential exciting assignment. This projector plays magnetic sound from 16mm as well as optical. As shown below its also a SEPMAG and COMMAG projector and the magnetic band is laced up on this ear side. This image shows something I always liked. This is the view […]

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CUBE ARCHIVE This is a framework for developing an ARCHIVE at the Cube Cinema. This diagram shows different classes of unique ‘objects’ that all connect to the Cube, represent or document it or are just part of its hosted collection. Green oblongs are paper/print based objects. Programmes, posters, flyers, etc. Blue Trapezoids are bound books […]

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So here is a camera being used as a projector, ie a light source is inside the camera body projecting through the gate where a piece of film is held. The left one has a 135mm (Apochromat, Kinoptik) lens BUT the right one has a cinema 35mm lens with focal length of 40mm. The image […]

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Here is a shot of the open studio light piece with shadows of ping pong balls configured to imagine a planetary event. The projector was a rank tutor with its normal lens removed and instead a 35mm cinema lens. The small ball is levitating, the large one also appears to be floating.

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Frames found under the pedastol of the Kalee21 projector we have been using at the Cube Cinema since 1998 that was recently retired to make way for some modern machines. For an 18 year period I thought this small sample of wasted, discarded, lost or just dropped frames would make a good Archeo-Cube project. So […]

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