Saturday, June 19, 2010

On evidence of things unseen

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“ Diversity encourages creativity, while repetition anaesthetises it. Often architectural projects are too homogeneous, sometimes because of a self-centred desire to see buildings apart from their context, sometimes because of an exaggerated aesthetics commitment which tends to precious ‘architects’ architecture. But whatever the cause, such homogeneity makes it difficult for the voodler to add anything of their own, and we lose that rich resource of popular creativity which can transform a space into a place and give it life…”

Paraphrasing Lucien K, Sam Renseiw wanders through a recently opened exhibition, trying to find other footholds than the well meant attempts of Kroll-like repetitions reversing rich resources of architectural creativity into -probably -new homogenities... View the footage unfold with a UFO takeoff into urban space & other unseen evidences by clicking here or on the links above.(patafilm # 776, 05'25'', 63MB, Quicktime/mov - other versions at

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video feature a quiet anticipation.(Lum # 276 " anticipation" 01'00'', 12MB, Quicktime/mov)

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