I would rather see her lovely step and the motion of light on her face...
“i’ve been here all the time”
i keep thinking back to the funny little scene where jessica sits in the hospital waiting area and a sight gag unfolds around a piece of beam-seating that’s blocking a door
a moment of recognition happens: we suddenly register that the placement of objects in the shot’s composition is incidental; agnes tells jessica she only put the bench there to keep anyone from accidentally entering what she mysteriously explains is “almost a morgue” (i’d…
the blinking eye as camera shutter, but optography is as much a pseudoscience—a faulty method of knowledge attainment—as our attempts to fully capture our dreams and memories. we’re insatiable.
one of the most unexpectedly moving moving-image works ever made about image-making. despite the “affectless” delivery, this is hugely affecting, nearly brought me to tears and totally made me laugh out loud (“how fucking far do you want to see??”)