The Ederlezi scene from Time of The Gypsies. Here’s to the coming of spring, or summer, or whatever season you find yourself beginning.
Gareth McConnell, Emma & Craig, 2001 (from the series Wherever You Go)
Mayumi Hosokura, Transparency is the new mystery
from Ben Alper’s series Background Noise.
"When I was a student I used a view camera. A 4 by 5 color negative cost three Deutsche Marks, development was another three Marks, and I was able to do the contact print by myself for 10 Pfennigs. That meant that each time I wanted to take a picture I had to very carefully think about whether I could spend the six Marks. I always took just one image. It’s likely that helped me to work very precisely. Now when you work digitally…"
Lloyd Stubber, Scram
”..breaking past the image as fact, and understanding the image as metaphor” -Joseph Campbell on becoming an adult.
Just in time for Valentine’s day came John Hillcoat’s video for teh new Nick Cave song Jubilee Street. It stars Ray Winstone, whom Cave has already identified as the inspiration for his novel from a couple of years back The Death of Bunny Munro. If this video is anything to go by, then these three are warming up for a feature length adaptation.
Just Saying, a short film by Dave Tynan, shot over two nights last month. One from the heart of Dublin.