Sunday, January 25, 2009

On motivated conceptual metaphor mapping

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“Reminiscences, even extensive ones, do not always amount to an autobiography. For autobiography has to do with time, with sequence and what makes up the continuous flow of life. Here, I am talking of a space, of moments and discontinuities. For even if months and years appear here, it is in the form they have in the moment of recollection. This strange form -- it may be called fleeting or eternal -- is in neither case the stuff that life is made of....yet, the camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses.”

After gathering some footage from his exosomatic memory, Sam Renseiw concocted a moving cognitive map, composed as a diptych; View the unfolding of profane moves in a sacred crimson path followed by a complementary green spatial botanical traverse by clicking here or on the links above. (patafilm # 659, 04'09'', 33.5MB, Quicktime/mov - other versions at

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features a mute, didactic and multi-framed composition, conveying the making of an architectural masterpiece. (Lum # 176, "sverre's didactics" 0'59'', 6MB, Quicktime/mov )

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