“The airport esthetic” as the vocabulary for a digital film; where videos, photographs, pictograms and typography come to life, mix and merge. Jetlag, time change pushed to its paroxysm, is the subject. Here, time splinters and clocks are desynchronized due to loops creating in themselves a loop.
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The film’s imagery is that of “Image Banks”. Clean, smooth, sophisticated in the extreme… but what can they tell us? The story of exponential growth; self-consuming expansion. 83H7_StockExchange is the catalogue number of one of these images; perhaps one day you will see it.
"Man won the obstacle course of evolution, and the price he pays is deep anxiety
about his fate."
An ecological fable where aeroplanes have taken the place of birds. A cloud is fleeting, constantly resurrecting itself. And what if the same were true of a man's life. "Nuages en Companie" is twenty one minutes and five seconds of simple, entrancing poetry...
But what will happen in the end? mecaniqueceleste.org/nuagesencompagnie/