A Stranger in the Street at the Edge of the Earth
A STRANGER IN THE STREET AT THE EDGE OF THE EARTH was the second in a series of immersive cinematic explorations. The concept was formed around the early synthesizer referred to as a Mellotron. This particular variation of the instrument consisted of a midi sequencer, a soundboard, and twelve 16mm film projectors. Each projector contained a scene culled from a film produced by Mitchell, as well as an optical audio loop produced by Stocker serving. Each projection produced a discreet tone that could be manipulated in real time, making the projectors a functional instrument. The instrument and projections surrounded a sculptural environment reminiscent of a movie studio soundstage.