This film, part of the Scratch project, is a visual interpretation of a Malcolm Goldstein piece for solo violin based on a Bosnian popular song from Bosnia-Herzegovina. The composer describes it as a gesture of hope for peace in that land ravaged by war during the 1990’s.
but one bird sang not was scratched directly on 35mm film stock, and completed on HD digital video.
Hébert, Pierre. Animation métabolique. Notes sur «mais un oiseau ne chantait pas», 21 février 2019.