Alice Cohen: “The Lacemakers”
“The Lacemakers” short experimental film, is a clever new visual endeavor by Alice Cohen and NY based filmmaker Stephanie Wuertz, featuring a new version of this instrumental track, created especially for the film.
The video was shot on high contrast black and white 16mm film and includes animated lace optically printed and superimposed on footage of Alice Cohen, who channels a mystifying silent movie star persona and spiders: the proto lacemakers. The imagery is smoothly threaded between coarse silhouettes and fine detailing, alternately hiding and revealing & then there’s Alice Cohen’s glistening eyes. This artful composite complements and is complemented by the alluring, far-east tinted synth loops.
“The Lacemakers” was first released on Daniel Lopatin’s 2010 compilation “Radio Scenic Glow Volume One.” A new version appeared in a new version on the “Pink Keys” LP released via Olde English Spelling Bee and Crinoline Records
Written by Coco Zoabi