“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Jan Svankmajer, Speculative Realist Animator

Watch it and learn my friends. “Dimensions of Dialogue” parts 1 and 2. Check how the assemblages mess each other up until they become coherent bodies, who tear each other apart over a sinthome...

Then there's “Meat Love.”

1 comment:

isaaclinder said...

I was thinking today about your thesis on the enthymemic structure of art and wondered if you've heard Cory Arcangel's rendition of Iron Maiden's 'Number of the Beast'? It's an MP3 of the song compressed 666 times; listen to all that beauty!