Thursday, August 07, 2008

On reflected reality portraiture

click for video: Quicktime / .m4v for iPod / streaming version for PC at

"...What he thinks of anything will always depend on some possible context - nothing is, to him, what it is; everything is subject to change, in flux, part of a whole, of an infinite number of wholes presumably adding up to a superwhole that, however, he knows nothing about. So every answer he gives is only a partial answer, every feeling only an opinion, and he never cares what something is, only 'how' it is."

Reality can only be portrayed when one constructs it,” ponders Sam Renseiw, paraphrasing Gursky and reflecting on Musil's "The Man Without Qualities". View the cut-up docu-voodle with fine, intriguing soundtrack overlay from Gurdonark by clicking here or on the links above. (patafilm # 616, 02'03'', 12.4Mb, Quicktime/mov - other versions at

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features a quiet, intense contemplative intermezzo of a space within a space. (Lum #136, "space in space",00'46'',3.3Mb, Quicktime/mov.) As always, fine other's Lumieres at the main site.

Today's Patalab Metaphor Video re-play supplement features diverse paraphernalia and a felt suit.(patafilm#217, 02'17''[23.07.2008 post], 10.2 MB, Quicktime/mov.

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