Thursday, June 19, 2008

On the persistence of place - part two

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"A voodle is more than a visual structure or series of moving images; it is the dialogue it establishes with its viewer and the intonation it imposes upon his/her sight and the changing and durable imprints it leaves in his/her memory. A voodle is not an isolated being: it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships."

"Oh longing for places that were not/Cherished enough in that fleeting hour /How I long to make good from far/The forgotten gesture, the additional act." remembers Sam Renseiw, paraphrasing some Rilke while assembling cottage footage, hermit-wise, back home. View the morning poetics of space by clicking here or on the links above. (patafilm# 607, 04'39'', 20.4Mb, Quicktime/mov - other versions at

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features a short, watchful moment of blind spot awareness in traffic. (Lum# 123,"blind spot watch" 00'54'', 4.2MB, Quicktime/mov)

Today's Patalab Metaphor Video features an early miniature voodle depicting the embodiment of the passage of time; Chuang Tzu once stated: "Voodle cannot be conveyed by either words or silence, just images”. (patafilm # 56, "Zen and the Art of Whirling", 01'28'',[17.01.2006 post] 3MB, Quicktime/mov)

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