20Making a motion score

A graphical and genealogical inquiry into a multi-screen cinegraphy



This chapter aims to study the act of making meaning through motion. It starts with a concept – cinegraphy; a movie – #wreckOfHope, 2016; and a new form – a motion score – as a specific form of representation and inquiry. It will unpack the process of making a motion score and explore how this can reveal interesting leads toward the act of writing through motion. This chapter should be considered therefore, a path, a line of flight, more than a pure demonstration.

Cinegraphy, music and narration

The word cinegraphy, based on the same etymology as cinema, means to “write through motion”. The expression was particularly used ...

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