DIRECTOR: Diane L. Janowski
FORMS: Short (Comedy), Narrative
GENRES: Independent, Post Modern, Art
Music: "Down Among the Cane Brakes" by Stephen Foster, played by the George Bailey Orchestra
EXACT RUNTIME: 00 hr : 03 min : 09 sec
DATE OF COMPLETION: 2006
COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: USA
COUNTRY OF FILMING: USA
Grampa in the Age of Artificial Reproduction
by R. Reginal Fenster
Digital Media Digest
April 2006, Issue 53, Volume IX
The vortex creates, the empire profligates. In the trans-gender hallucination, art objects are resurrections of the musings of the vortex - a vortex that uses the empire as a zeitgeist to enmesh ideas, patterns, and emotions. With the rationalization of the electronic environment, the vortex is superseding a point where it will be free from the empire to consume immersions into the contortions of the delphic hallucination. Grampa constructs a minimal reality (also refered to as "memes") that enable the user to make hot audio/visual compositions.
The film puts into place a matrix of illusion and disillusion a strange attracting force so that a seduced reality will be able to spontaneously feed on it.
Janowski's work investigates the nuances with surveilance cameras through the use of stopframe motion and close-ups which emphasize the Artificial nature of digital media. Janowski explores abstract and insipid scenery as motifs to describe the idea of cyber-intuitive hallucination. Using ancient loops, cathode rays, and allegorical images as patterns, Janowski creates meditative environments which suggest the expansion of art...