The lament over the ‘death’ of film is re-enacted digitally, as the screen-as-landscape reacts to the material exegeses of film—scratches, splices, sprockets, dust etc.—that are digitally [de/re]constructed, in (im)probable verisimilitude to Celluloid. The sound design, text, and voice-over contribute to the film experience, as it simultaneously criticizes it.
Screening in Shorts Program: Digital DilemmaExperimental
About the Director(s)
Rahee Punyashloka, born in India, is a visual artist and filmmaker majorly influenced by the works of Hollis Frampton and Pat O’Neill, among others. Recently, he has tried to explore a displacement from the ‘ontological essence of the image’ in celluloid to more complex iconographic possibilities of representation through the digital image.
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