Monday, March 12, 2007

On the consistency of performance art

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"There are two art worlds: the popular one which anyone can understand, and the academic one controlled by relatively few people. The latter has a very different approach and tries to be sensational for the sake of it...People understand less an unmade bed or a pickled pig's head.... There are no emperor's new clothes around Jack Vettriano's paintings, by the way."

Having a bout of split-personality amidst 4 fair maiden in a sand-childish pro forma environment, Sam Renseiw opted for the popular Vettriano optic. View the fine footage by clicking here, or enter the stiletto game above. (patafilm # 369 01'27'' 4.6 MB, Quicktime/mov - Flash version at

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Blogger ps said...

insteresting how the light ripple seems to synaesthetically echo the music..or perhaps its just an illusion

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 9:31:00 am  
Blogger SAM RENSEIW said...

well, probably...
just found that the soundtracks have quite precise cues inbuildt. probably "random", but then again, what is random... some banal complementary dimension seems to unflold when sound and image meet. That might indeed be the great quality of "ambivalent" music: its adaptability...

Thursday, March 15, 2007 11:09:00 am  

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