Making a Diagonal with Music / Hacer una diagonal con la música

Year2019 Duration10 min. DirectorAura Satz PhotographySam Williams EditorAura Satz MusicBeatriz Ferreyra


A short film about the Argentine electroacoustic composer Beatriz Ferreyra, an original pioneer of early musique concrète alongside Pierre Schaeffer during the 1950s and 1960s. Here she discusses her “sound hunting” recording techniques, and other thoughts on sound montage and spatialization. Featuring creaking doors, barking dogs and rainbow hands.

- Filmography:
Preemptive Listening (part 1: The Fork in the Road) (2018), Entangled Nightvisions (2017), Little Pathways to Doors Not Yet Taken (2016), Between the Bullet and the Hole (2015), Chromatic Aberration (2014), Doorway for Natalie Kalmus (2013), In and Out of Synch (2012), Oramics: Atlantis Anew (2011), Sound Seam (2010), Automamusic (2008)

International Film Festival Rotterdam I IndieLisboa I Oberhausen Short Film International 

Aura Satz

Aura Satz’s practice encompasses film, sound, performance and sculpture. She has performed, exhibited and screened her work at the Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Hayward Gallery, InterCommunication Centre (Tokyo), Sydney Biennale and High Line Art (New York). In 2012, she was shortlisted for the Samsung Art+ Award and the Jarman Award. She is a Reader and Tutor at the Royal College of Art.

Promoted by
Gobierno de Navarra
Organized by
With the aid of
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales Acción Cultural Española Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia Financiado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU

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