In The Diagram Film Trilogy, images exploded into fragments, were reconstructed and exploded again, against a soundtrack of music, voices intoning lists of workds, the sound of running water, conversation. Photographic images fell apart, turned into a geometry in black and white, came together again. The fractured shapes danced as objects on their own, and eventually no longer reverted to their original forms.
The first program consisted of his early figurative works. Out of the tradition of early animation, every movement required dozens of drawings, each hand colored.