Wednesday, June 27, 2007

On toddlers and pets

click for video: Quicktime version / Flash version

"It is obvious that art cannot teach anyone anything, since in four thousand years humanity has learnt nothing at all. We should long ago have become angels had we been capable of paying attention to the experience of art, and allowing ourselves to be changed in accordance with the ideals it expresses. Art only has the capacity to make the human soul receptive to good. It's ridiculous to imagine that people can be taught to be good... Art can only give good, a jolt, the occasion for psychical experience."

Just voodling on with some straight forward dog-meets-toddler-in garden footage adding synaesthetic blurs, Sam Renseiw ponders on Chris Marker and Tarkovsky work, trying to figure out things. Click here or on the links above to view the outcome. (patafilm # 446, 00'57'', 4.3MB,Quicktime/mov - Streaming Flash version for PC at

Bonus Lumiere video: Mute and moving fixed rotation, manufactured according to the Haugstrup Pedersen rules. Click here to set in motion. (Lum #02, 00'53'', 3.9MB, Quicktime/mov)

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