Films byTexts by Henri Storck
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Henri Storck, 1929, 15’

“Ephemeral, fleeting beauty on which the condensation of cinema imposes the living rhythm of dance. A retreating wave may leave ridges on the sand, but the wind will come and draw new geometrical forms.

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Henri Storck, 1930, 14’

A ship leaves the port of Ostend, the nets are cast, but when it enters French territorial waters it is inspected by the coast guards.

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Henri Storck, 1930, 6’

Dans le diptyque fondateur qu’Henri Storck a consacré à sa ville natale, alors qu’Images d’Ostende était une immersion dans les éléments marins, Trains de plaisir s’attache à l’élément humain. La plage et les baigneurs, attitudes et gestes.

 

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Paul Haesaerts, Henri Storck, 1948, 63’

“With Rubens, Storck clearly demonstrated that the medium of film was suitable for formal analyses of artworks. Moreover, with his large formats and compositions characterised by movements and spatial depth, Rubens is almost presented as a precursor of cinema.