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A paean to newspapers, in a roundabout sort of way. At first it just seems like a funky video collage, but then you realize what the creator is up to.

That stack of newsprint in the corner has a continuity to it.

I like this video a lot. Its speed and soundtrack make it feel like it should be about, you know, the! modern! world! — but, surprise, it’s actually a meditation on all the things that don’t change day-to-day.

(Via Jean Snow.)

October 20, 2008 / Uncategorized

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The musical selection is also intriguing; it’s “Different Trains” by Steve Reich, written in the 1980s but hugely influential in modernist/minimalist music.

And, of course, games of “Go” can be a metaphor for nearly anything you want …

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