Salon 94

Beauty in Danger, 2014

Brian Alfred

'Beauty in Danger' is a new animation by Brian Alfred which takes his current subject matter of

Formula One race tracks as a means of exploring abstraction into motion. Inspired by early

experimental abstract films from artists like Hans Richter and Walter Ruttmann, Alfred worked

with friend and collaborator Ben Radatz on taking two dimensional recent works and animating

them. Alfred asked friend and musician Ian Williams, from the experimental band Battles, to create

a soundtrack as a starting point. The result is an exploration into formal investigations into

abstraction, speed and movement interacting with sound.

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2:02 minutes

February 27, 2014–March 06, 2014

Past Videos

Past Videos 2014

Om Rider Trailer

Takeshi Murata

November 05–December 21

Exhibit of Abstract Art

Jayson Musson

May 07–June 21

Ringtone

Laurie Simmons

March 07–April 28

Landscapes and Subtitles

C Spencer Yeh

February 18–February 25

The Art Handlers

Jeremy Couillard

February 01–February 12

California King and Paint It Black

Ann Trondson

January 13–January 31

The Last Trumpet Compilation

Estate of Terry Adkins

October 30–January 11

Glorioso

Estate of Terry Adkins

October 30–January 11