Whilst taking a look around Castle Road Bargain Alley, a local¬†aladdin’s cave,¬†I noticed a shoebox on the floor. Curiosity got the better of me so I took a closer look. Inside were a collection of 8mm home movies from the 1960’s. I was intrigued by the titles, so bought them and had the footage processed.

I’ve begun to utilise this found footage as a visual source and inspiration for a series of short music videos, here’s the first, featuring a family from Bedford waterskiing at St Osyth, near Clacton, Essex…

An experimental script created in p5.js – Three squares represent three elements of the audio track and move randomly around the screen. The location of the square determines the playback speed (and pitch) and volume of the audio element. The script was developed from Daniel Shiffman’s Walker script from The Nature Of Code. I’ll be uploading a browser version…