Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Pastoral's double concern for the primitive

"[Our civilization has so screened and sheltered us that it isn't practicable to experience sufficient thrills at firsthand. So we have to experience them artificially, and the screen is the best medium for this.]"

Attempting to force the video-graphic image in a direction that caries it from an image of caricature towards that of the pataphysical visionary, Sam Renseiw experimented with compiled, chosen footage blurs from film masterpieces. View the coloured mash-up by clicking here or enter the blurred scene by mouse-clicking in above. (patafilm # 330, 01'11'', 5.5 MB, Quicktime/Mov - Streaming Flash version for PC at Blip.tv)