For the May issue of Sight & Sound I spoke with the composer, filmmaker and photographer Phill Niblock.
“Niblock’s concentrated visual approach was defined by the early 1970s, as the Environments series progressed. He began to favour shooting in extreme close-up and restricting camera placement and movement in specific ways. The parallels are close between his musical compositions, building out from a single musical note into drones, and the long durations and detailed focus of the films.”
To read the full article, visit http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/may-2017-issue