Wednesday, December 20, 2006

On availability heuristics

"Still, the speech of beavers and ants is apparently by gesture; i.e., it is only visual. If so, such languages are natural, not acquired. The animals that speak them possess them a-borning: they all have them, and they are everywhere the same. They are entirely unchanging and make not the slightest progress. Conventional language is characteristic of man alone. That is why man makes progress...and animals do not."

Still speculating on how spatial awareness might interfere with linguistic pattern language, Sam Renseiw stepped into another corridor-like setting, high and low, encountering Corbusier's Le Modulor figure, life size. View the short moving audio-visual mash-up by clicking here or enter the path above. (patafilm # 321, 01'31'', 7.2 MB, Quicktime/Mov - Flash version for PC available at


Blogger Zoe Tati said...

hi sam
I like this patafilm.
for a man, who do not listen to music, you pick very strong soundtracks for your patafilms *****

Wednesday, December 20, 2006 1:40:00 pm  
Anonymous sam said...

hi zoe! back from big apple?
thanks for the commentary on the audio... actually i mash- it-up-remix like. it's all on ccmixter.
this one is a simple blend of only two tracks: one acappella and one part of a cello piece.

Wednesday, December 20, 2006 5:13:00 pm  

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