From: auvi (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jan 11 2006 - 20:05:56 PST
A screening of
"Darkness (Not Darkness)" (2005)
A video by Kurt Ralske
Saturday / January 14 / 8:00 PM
1026 Sixth Ave (at 39th St) #2S
New York, New York
Admission is free
A full-length experimental video
created from images of Iraq in the aftermath of the First Gulf War.
The source images are time-manipulated using the artist's custom software.
Desert, sky, water, fire and oil flow and blend organically,
mixing like liquids.
Events that actually happened sequentially appear to occur simultaneously.
The drift of images suggest omniscient views of a post-apocalyptic landscape.
With music by Toru Takemitsu and text by C.S.Lewis.
A movie excerpt is viewable at:
(requires QuickTime 7)
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