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I like almost still videos, it’s like adding an other dimension to a photographic portrait, streching the act of taking a picture in time. “L’Enfer” by Henri-Georges Clouzot is a never finished psychedelic experiment in lighting and movie techniques literally starring a wonderful Romy Schneider.
A familiar project is the first officially published DVD by Andy Warhol “13 Most Beautiful… Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests”. You can watch Lou Reed drinking a coke and some girl toothbrushing. Warhol shot around 500 portraits and the original material was around two minutes each and was stretched to five minutes in slow motion. Continue Reading →