Sunday, March 11, 2007

On the persistence of vision (revisited)


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"The time has surely come when only the creationists among us will cling to the myth of persistence of vision as an actual explanation of how movies come to be. Second, and more important, the concept of the passive viewer implied by the myth, the one upon whose sluggish retina (or brain) the images pile up, must be replaced by an enlightened understanding of how viewers actually interface with motion pictures."

As hang-around part of the small, unobserved circle of sceptics regarding the established premises of the persistence of vision theorem, Sam Renseiw enters the debate with a cryptic piece of fresh footage from a yet idle Copenhagen amusement location. View the curved spoke effect by clicking here or enter the multi-coulour above. (patafilm # 367, 01'35'', 14 MB, Quicktime/mov - Flash version at Blip.tv)

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3 Comments:

Blogger Juan Luis CasaƱas Ballester said...

Ey, Sam. Just wanted to tell you that I'm back on En Video, at blogspot.

Monday, March 12, 2007 4:20:00 pm  
Blogger SAM RENSEIW said...

Ey, juan,
great!
looking foreward to see wahat videos are on, then.

Monday, March 12, 2007 5:19:00 pm  
Blogger ps said...

ah a most fitting purpose for the ambivalent music

Monday, March 12, 2007 6:26:00 pm  

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