I embedded one of these videos and linked to the other in my Gadget Lab article on the near-future of wristwatches, but I thought it’d be worth juxtaposing ‘em here too.
Two quick notes: in case it’s not obvious, “Anémic” is “Cinéma” backwards. And as you can see, Duchamp was never one to limit himself to just vertical OR horizontal reading. (Watch the whole thing.)
Take a look at this map and see if you can guess what it’s, er, mapping:
It’s an old “Paramount Studio map of California’s geographical facsimiles”—that is, places that can stand in for other places.
Siberia! Switzerland! Africa! What a state!
(Via the Map Room.)