Re: Why film is cool

From: Sam Wells (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Mar 06 2006 - 11:24:03 PST

> That is what I am talking about, with video you do not NEED a dark
> space

You don't. My work does.

> and the common sense of viewing experience with video has somehow
> shifted towards that. The cinema experience has become old-fashíoned.

I don't think the cinema experience is old fashioned either - hell I
don't think going out to a bar and having a good Merlot - or an Old
Fashioned - is old fashioned and if it is - well then I ain't buyin you
one I guess ;-)

> In certain funny ways though, setting up a 16mm projector did not have
> that old-fashioned idea to it as it used to have some time ago.

OK I'll buy you ONE !

I'm very interested in ideas for installation/exhibition that are not
tied to the (movie) theater BUT not this kind of casual walk and talk
space either.


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