Thursday, March 08, 2007

On subtleties in stasis


click for: Quicktime version / Flash version

" E.J Marey was not out to replicate the illusion of motion. On the contrary, he sought to demystify its illusion so that he might better contemplate its subtleties in stasis, at leisure. In this sense, chronophotography is at odds with film -- a kind of dissection without any attempt at simulation."

Still keeping it simple but moving, Sam Renseiw documented a bout of old fashioned draftsmanship in an alley. View the footage spacing out by clicking here or enter the set-up above. (patafilm # 366, 02'02'', 15.6 MB, Quicktime/ mov - Flash version at Blip.tv) And, by the way: great stop- motions in the embedded links above, too.

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