Mapping the Re:Mapping

Will this be the final post about our and ASA Collective’s adventures with Mapping and Re:Mapping Flâneurs? The Newcastle Arts Centre exhibition ended on Saturday, and Wideyed took it down on Monday. Some lovely comments had been left on the blank index cards in the filing cabinet, for example: A most delightful journey! Great, but it … Continue reading

cycle, motion and people. our puzzle starts to fit

Today was a mini meeting of minds for the photography collective as we try to get a cohesive strong video piece  ready for 2 weeks time (eek!!) Developing from our last ideas on the key words, we began to put the different pieces of the puzzle together. The pieces being our photographs, the puzzle our … Continue reading

Mapping progress

As part of our engagement with Collectives Encounter 2011, we’ve agreed to blog about process. Over the holiday period, Wideyed and ASA were too busy with a funding application to ACE to even think about blogging, but the application was submitted this week so, now that we’ve (more or less…) recovered from that, we’re getting … Continue reading

‘Robinson in Space’ Patrick Keiller.

“The true mystery of the world is the visible not the invisable” click on the image to purchase the DVD Robinson in Space. (d. Patrick Keiller, 1996) begins with Robinson’s unseen narrator quoting the 1960s French radical Situationist Raoul Vaneigem demanding that “a bridge between imagination and reality must be built.” It ends with Robinson’s … Continue reading

The Death of the Postcard

The Death of the Postcard is an “experimental travel documentary around India and South America. Director Adrian Barber collected thousands of e-mails, photos and video clips from travellers to create a shared view and shared narrative of contemporary travel and travel correspondence – the ‘digital’ postcard.”

Jim Jarmusch, The Permanent Vacation

Few weeks ago, I remembered this very first feature film by Jim Jarmusch made in 1980.

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