"... all that sense can comprehend, is light: because it partakes of that which it is. to comprehend dark, or a shape, it must withdraw from its own nature it must withdraw or turn against its own electrical illuminating nature in order to comprehend a shape."[1]

light is the first bodily form pays homage to the philosopher of light, robert grosseteste. the title is intended to be somewhat tongue-in-cheek since this video was made entirely in the dark, using only a circuit bent webcam. no additional computer effects were added to the video. the music is the song rain serenade by natural snow buildings.

notes:

1. stan brakhage the text of light, cantrills filmnotes 21/22, (april 1975). this text is a transcription of the introduction and the question and answer session after a screening of brakhages film, the text of light(1974). brakhage was paraphrasing from robert grossetestes work, on light, or the ingression of forms.

- this video is the companion piece to on light, or the ingression of forms.

- include as part of incite! journal of experimental media & radical aesthetics issue #1: manifest.
incite-online.net/

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