Thursday, July 22, 2010

slave to the traffic light

Ross McBride's Digital Dalí clock is a subtle reminder of the relative importance of time reminiscent of Dali's iconic work "The Persistence of Memory". available at RossMcBride

since we're on the topic of time, take a look Jim Henson's short film called "Time Piece" that premiered at MoMA in 1965. the surrealist film provides a visual and aural commentary on the relentless passage of time. Henson employs montage and disjointed rhythms to manipulate the linear passage of time. the result is a film that transports the viewer to a dimension where time has no bearing. and my, does time look silly from this fourth dimension...

Jim Henson's Time Piece

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