Monday, August 13, 2007

On the spectator's inner osmosis

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"People always speak of art with this great, religious reverence, but why should it be so revered ? The onlooker is as important as the artist. In spite of what the artist thinks he is doing, something stays on that is completely independent of what he intended, and that something is grabbed, if he is lucky. The artist himself doesn't count. The work of art is always based on these two poles of the maker and the onlooker, and the spark that comes from this bi-polar action gives birth to something."

Voodling around while waiting with the rabitt and the co-driver for the next single audience in last week's invisible reality, Sam Renseiw caught a few surprising moves. Watch the unfolding of the deck for bi-polar action by clicking here or on the links above. (patafilm # 473, 01'22'', 6.8MB, Quicktime/mov - Flash version at

Today's Bonus Lumiere video features a bout of seemingly absurd reality, caught while passing by a "rustur"s departure, demonstrating that reality is far more interesting in its ritualised posing. (Lum # 30 the rustur start - panum, 00'46'', 4.2Mb, Quicktime/mov) All Other's Lum Videos here.

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