Tuesday, September 21, 2010

On shift from general to specific spaces



click for video: Quicktime / direct streaming for PC

" Instead of viewing a landscape, the voodler(s) preferred to feel it, and with the feeling went a heightened perception of its beauty.Instead of comparing one landscape with another, came the surrender to the power of each, to the moments of individual delight; instead of dividing up the landscape into items, a struggle to express its unity [...] "The transformation of objects in space, or objects in time, /To objects outside either, but tactile, still precise... /It's always the same problem-/Nothing's more abstract, more unreal than what we actually see./The job is to make it otherwise.."

Quoting Wright, Sam Renseiw transformed recent footage from a not-so-far-away (urban)landscape into something more specific, while maintaing a sense of abstraction. View the slow-gliding, down-to-earth tinted and somewhat regressive (de)tour by clicking here or on the links above, remembering that the seemingly specific always remains generic, in more ways that not. (patafilm # 789b, 06'02'', 90MB, Quicktime/mov - other versions at Bliptv)

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features a serene moment of pure quotidian, in a place luckily spared from BIG plans. (lum #283, 01'00'', 12MB, Quicktime/mov)

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