Shadow-Time in Ritual In Transfigured Time (1946, Maya Deren)

Time is Maya Deren’s raw material. Though it could be argued that temporality is the material of all filmmakers to some extent, there’s something about Deren’s short work that captures a very earnest questioning of time passing and even as an unseen character of sorts. Like Andrei Tarkovsky, Deren used time to map the questioning of her of films; creating imagery that highlighted the temporal … Continue reading Shadow-Time in Ritual In Transfigured Time (1946, Maya Deren)