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CVM owns and manages the films and papers of Oskar Fischinger

2018 - CVM held its first Visual Music Symposium


Center for Visual Music is a nonprofit film archive dedicated to visual music, experimental animation and abstract media.
CVM is commited to preservation, curation, education, scholarship, and dissemination of the film, performances and other media of this tradition, together with related historical documentation and artwork.




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Fischinger DVD Two Oskar Fischinger DVDs Jordan Belson films on two DVDs


Visual Music 1947-1986 from CVM archive

IImage at top, Oskar Fischinger, Allegretto, copyright CVM