Notes on a Triangle

– Norman McLaren & René Jodoin (1966)

In this short animation film the triangle achieves the distinction of principal dancer in a geometric ballet. The triangle is shown splitting into some three hundred transformations, dividing and sub-dividing with grace and symmetry to the music of a waltz. The film’s artist and animator is René Jodoin, whose credits include Dance Squared and several collaborations with Norman McLaren. Film without words.

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  1. It’s like brain candy. I can feel my brain tingling when I watch it. It’s neat how the red and blue make it look 3D up against the yellow.

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