Friday, December 29, 2006

On Chronos' pitilessness



“Confronted with Chronos, this Greek God who, completely untouched by human fate, knows neither good nor evil, all human effort is rendered futile, whether it be life itself, the struggle against death, or the attempt to do anything. There’s only one thing stronger than we are, and that’s the eternal progression of time, which never stops and inevitably leads to death.”


Wondering about the awareness potential of inter-linked processes of remembering and forgetting, Sam Reseiw set out to capture some glimpses of Christian Boltanski' s stunning and memorable recent staging of "Zeit". To view the documentative video-noir footage click here or mouse-touch the icon above. (patafilm # 325, 03'39'', 14.2 MB, Quicktime/Mov - Flash version for PC available at Blip.tv)

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