Saturday, May 01, 2010

On late mournings

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"What can be done, if our sight lacks absolute power to devour objects ecstatically, in an instant, leaving nothing more than the void of an ideal form, a sign like a hieroglyph simplified from the drawing of an animal or bird? A slightly snub nose, a high brow with sleekly brushed-back hair, the line of the chin - but why isn't the power of sight absolute?"

Approaching a site of mourning commemorating a recent catastrophe, Sam Renseiw attempts, in Grotowski spirit, to subjectively record, via objective-para-voodling techniques, a short moment of genuine history. View the long take (with one cut) by clicking here or on the links above.(patafilm # 767, 02'52'', 49MB, Quicktime/mov - other versions at Bliptv)

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features the serene & peaceful framing from an urban site with a dramatic and very turbulent past.(Lum # 266, "sigismund's column"01'00'', 12MB, Quicktime/mov)

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