Tuesday, July 22, 2008

On the contraction of (skating) time

click for video: Quicktime / .m4v for iPod / direct streaming for Pc at Blip.tv

“In just the same way the thousands of successive positions of a runner are contracted into one sole symbolic attitude, which our eye perceives, which art reproduces, and which becomes for everyone the image of a man who runs.”

Vaguely speculating about Bergson's concept of intuition that never gives us absolute knowledge of the whole of a series of actions' duration, Sam Renseiw intuitively compressed footage of recent urban skating moves into a short, sliced, perceptive docu-voodle. View the moving urban matter with Hepepe dub by clicking here or on the links above. (FNS08b video,03'40'', 20Mb, Quicktime/mov - other versions at Blip.tv)

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features a theatrical, open-air, back-stage view.(Lum#132 "back-stage view", 01'00'' 5.2Mb, Quicktime/mov)

Today's Patalab Metaphor Video re-play supplement features quiet moves through a domestic interior.(patafilm # 210,[02.07.2006 post] 01'08'', 5 MB, Quicktime/mov)

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