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Worden has been making films since the 1980s and teaches in the Visual Arts Department, University of Maryland. His films have been screened at festivals and museums in the USA and internationally, including the London and New York Film Festivals, the Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum, New York. His films were acquired by the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Worden’s abstract films develop from his interest in effects of intermittent projection, namely how a stream of still pictures passing through a projector at a speed meant to overwhelm the eyes might be harnessed to purposes other than representation or naturalism. His work attempts a cinema of energy that bypasses the realm of pure visuality and elicits a bodily response— in through the eyes, pulsing, to jigger directly the brain’s electro-chemical neural flow–a cinema of direct experiences that stalks the unforeseen, the non-translatable, the informe.