Thursday, June 04, 2009

On meta-voodle & starring into amnesia



click for video: Quicktime / .m4v for iPod/iPhone / direct streaming for PC

'...What remains is a history of the movements of the hand - here a constellation of the jars and jolts of the journey. This is a history without historical clarity: cause and effect gives rise to illustration without reference. The footage ‘describe’ the journey, but in its description time has been flattened. The "event" is rendered as a single moment, the voodle existing as something between seismographic readings and the gestural...The camera moves across the floor: it no longer knows what will happen, and the hand that holds it has disappeared.”

Walking the line, full corridor length, Sam Renseiw assembled a diptych of recorded footage obtained from two distinct places. The first one a haven of peace, the second one a kaleidoscopic fragment of a much larger entity, confined to a rolling, corridor-like setting, inserted in a modern nave. View the straight forward concoction by clicking here or on the links above. ( patafilm # 04'40'', 39MB, Quicktime/mov - other versions at Blip.tv)

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features a moment of carnival stall. (lum # 203c " fair booth" 00'34'', 4.4MB, Quicktime/mov)

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