Re: Le Poeme Electronique

From: C Keefer (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Dec 15 2007 - 17:12:44 PST

Here's an undergraduate paper:

Zephir, Aaron. “Brussels 1958. Le Corbusier: Philips Pavilion, Brussels, 1958.” University of Maryland Online Exhibition of Honors Seminar "World's Fairs: Social and Architectural History," 2001-2003.

Online at

Don't know who this is, can't vouch for accuracy, but it's great reading about the Pavilion, with a good amount of sources as well.

I've been told that there have been prior restorations of the film materials previously in Europe, but I don't have further details at present, only that there has been some work done in the past. Nederlands Filmmuseum will have those details.

Cindy Keefer
Center for Visual Music

-----Original Message-----
>Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 12:58:23 +0100
>From: Marcel Schwierin <email suppressed>
>Subject: Le Poeme Electronique
>Dear frameworkers,
>I'm looking for a film (or screening video) copy of the film Le Poeme
>Electronique / Het Electronisch Gedicht. It's a kind of a film
>version of the Philips pavillion Le Corbusier made with Varese and
>Xenakis at the world fair trade 1958 in Brussels and it's 9 min.
>There is a copy on youtube. I would also be interested in any kind of
>information, like who exactly made this film, where the material came
>from, etc.
>Marcel Schwierin
>cinovid ::: database for experimental film and video art
>(formerly known as oVid) :::

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