Re: Research question

From: Myron Ort (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 14:30:01 PST

exactly. it is one of the best kept secrets of aesthetics throughout
all the arts. except Andy Warhol.


On Jan 20, 2010, at 12:17 PM, Roger Beebe wrote:

> Jonathan,
> It's strange to me, as Mark Toscano notes below, that you're
> looking for examples where the constraint of film technology is
> seen as a burden without looking at the reverse, where the
> constraint is actually productive. That resistance in the material
> is one of the main reasons I've been so obstinate about working
> with (and presenting) celluloid-based work. It's like Oulipo, but
> without all the self-imposed obstacles--the constraint is built
> into the materials. For me, ease is the enemy, and whenever I
> start to feel like I'm getting too good at something, I have to
> introduce an element that helps me mess up again. I imagine there
> are LOTS of experimental filmmakers who feel the same way.
> Two cents,
> Roger Beebe
> Gainesville, FL
> On Jan 20, 2010, at 12:49 PM, Mark Toscano wrote:
>> And I assume you're probably not interested so much (for this
>> project) in the converse, i.e. artists who embrace those flaws and
>> limitations, but let me know, I have a few folks in mind.
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