WALKING [2008] Video is a performance!

Video is a performance! In this film we have the example of the recorded relation between video camera, body and nature. During the walk the camera was without any controle of the eye over the image. Eye didn’t force the body to innatural smooth movements. Camera had recorded with the big zoom and very fast shutter the natural landscape, with the subjective human dynamic organism. Hand leaded the lens intuitive, and finaly in computer during the editing I could to take the most interesting and dynamic parts, use the timeshifting or negative effects [basic for the film in itself]. This performative action is part of theoretical discourse of structural film, polish analitical vision of structural film, and british landscape-stuctural film. in the context of video performance this video is not a saving of artists image, but saving of artists body impulses. So the body implicated into the film image is a part of aparatus, also like the body of spectator is a part of dispositive.

 

 

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Michał Brzeziński - transhumanistic, and biosemiotic artist working with fauna flora and micro world, searching for affective language and life origins in matter, using medical media as EEG, GSR, USG interested in transspecies affective communication and sexual interfaces. Combining software and video biology. Creator of Galeria NT (2010). His wide, theory based, artistic and curatorial activity had animated theoretical discourse touching experimental film and video art as independent a-historical and matter-oriented aesthetic area. Curator working with galleries such as the Museum of Art in Łódź, Center for Contemporary Art Łaźnia in Gdańsk.

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