Tuesday, November 25, 2008

On witnessing the bestowing of decoration

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" The writing of, say, Racine or Malherbe, perpendicular, diamanté, is pitted, is it not, and sprigged with sparkles; the flints and pebbles are there, no end of humble tags and commonplaces[...] they give you the phrase, the sparkle, the precious margaret. Perhaps only the French can do it. Perhaps only the French language can give you the thing you want."

Or benevolent photography, then, muses Sam Renseiw, capturing on-the-go-footage of decorative bestowments at the local French dependance together with Yi-hua. View the roughed, tinted footage of Lars S'' knighthood, complete with buffet and city centre by clicking here or on the links above. (patafilm # 648, 03'06'', 28MB, Quicktime/mov - other versions at Blip.tv)

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video feature a slow restoration of an older ferry scene ( Lum # 165 " the conservator", 00'59'', 4.9MB, Quikctime/mov )

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