Sunday, November 09, 2008

On drthsmth and warholswig

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"Modernity for Baudelaire is not simply a form of relationship to the present; it is also a mode of relationship that has to be established with oneself. The deliberate attitude of modernity is tied to an indispensable asceticism. To be modern is not to accept oneself as one is in the flux of the passing moments; it is to take oneself as object of a complex and difficult elaboration: what Baudelaire, in the vocabulary of his day, calls dandyism..."

Pondering -obliquely- once again, on the subject of enlightenment and post-post-post modernity, Sam Renseiw recently scrutinised the delicate, etheric and yet sharp photographic work(s) of Dorothee Smith. View the -on the spot- moving portrait of drth and Anaïs Boudot at by clicking here or on the links above. (patafilm # 643, 01'29'', 8,1MB, Quicktime/mov - other versions at

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features other girls [Lum # 161, "rickshaw photo-op " , 01'00'', 4.8MB, Quicktime/mov)

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