Wednesday, March 23, 2011

On re-collecting and other moves

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

“ 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 minutes and quarter-hours appear here, it is in the form they have in the moment of recollection. This strange voodle form -- it may be called fleeting or eternal -- is in neither case the stuff that life is made of: it is but a short, captured moment, shared by two individual who witnessed its contours, in situ…"

During a recent, short week-end in Paris, Sam Renseiw re-collected, all the while re-miniscing, in memorable company. View a short docu-voodle diptych with glimpses of tables from Aux Fins Gourmets, Tintin's at Oiseau de Paradis and a side chamber in the Chateau de Vincennes donjon's second floor by clicking here or on the links above. (patafilm # 815,04'44'', 104MB, Quicktime/mov - other versions at

Today's Bonus Lumiere Video features an ultra short moment of slow-motion in Rue Bellechasse. (Lum # 306,"slow-mo- duty-free", 00'31'', 17MB, Quicktime/mov)

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