Dorons videos are very special
My favorite is "Lenin"
On 3/15/07, Michael Szpakowski <email@example.com
> This is quite literally sublime, but there's a note
> of bathos too as the birds flock & squawk around - you
> catch your breath -and if you don't catch your breath
> please look hard into your soul - & then you have to
> smile a little. Something of Shelley's Ozymandias too
> in this: 'Look on my works ye mighty and despair!'
> There's an interesting dichotomy in Doron's work
> between the highly worked pieces - those with music &
> actors, or the poetic documentaries - & these
> apparently simple, found, works where he points the
> camera at the right time, the at-the-right-time,
> Cartier-Bresson like, being key..
> (Indeed it seems to me there's somethig not dissimilar
> to the influence of surrealism in C-B's work operating
> in Doron's - it's as if the surreal/magical realist
> element has been distilled, refined down so delicately
> & completely that its presence is almost imperceptible
> at first glance..it's only on further
> investigation/contemplation/reflection that the
> revelation, the unwrapping, of the profound
> strangeness & singularity of the subject as a *central
> theme & action* of the piece becomes clear)
> I really recommend to people they spend some time
> looking at Doron's recent work...in particular from
> 'broadway canal'
> to this one.
> It doesn't shout from any rooftops, it has no
> gimmicks, no punch lines, in some ways it's quite
> austere but it has a genuine depth & an unforced
> complexity. Each movie is a mystery movie - one
> returns many times & still finds something new..
> It's an impressive & substantial - & I believe it
> will be an enduring - body of work.
> --- doron golan <firstname.lastname@example.org
> > http://the9th.com/?p4
> > new video from Giza.
> > cheers,
> > doron
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