Beat

Duration: 8:00, colour, stereo sound, 2010

Beating as a physical phenomenon in acoustics is used as the starting point for this short film. A beat in acoustics is an interference between two sounds of slightly different frequencies. It is perceived as periodic variations in the volume whose rate is the difference between the two frequencies. Using video shots of a tree,

Albena Baeva explores different colour environments separating certain spectra and alternating them in a rhythmic visual play. In this way the essence and the clarity of basic colours is shown as well as the creation of the composite colour green. The music for the video is generated through an analysis of the colours of the shots so that it corresponds to the visual mood of the film.



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