Thank you MC Velenje for yesterday’s great show!
Something new and nice from Praha depart, band I love. Thanks to N’toko who invited and introduced them to Slovene public!
I updated my website with a new work titled On history.
On history statement:
In the opening passage of the novel Penguin island Anatole France notes:
“IN spite of the apparent diversity of the amusements that seem to attract me, my life has but one object. It is wholly bent upon the accomplishment of one great scheme. I am writing the history of the Penguins.I labour sedulously at this task without allowing myself to be repelled by its frequent difficulties although at times these seem insuperable. I have delved into the ground in order to discover the buried remains of that people.
Men’s first books were stones, and I have studied the stones that can be regarded as the primitive annals of the Penguins. On the shore of the ocean I have ransacked a previously untouched tumulus, and in it I found, as usually happens, flint axes, bronze swords, Roman coins, and a twenty-sou piece bearing the effigy of Louis-Philippe I., King of the French.”
On History tends to deal with the nature of history as a discipline and how past reflects in every single photograph. The traditional historical science uses past to create cumulative illusion of history, which affects our decision-making through various psychological mechanisms. Project is inspired by Anatole France’s novel Penguin Island where author notes the subjective nature of history and uses it to create a fiction story of Penguin nation. The traditional discipline of history underlines only the development of society in terms of socio-economical relations and predominantly eliminates the whole spirituality specifics to the subjected time. I am not certain of the time itself, therefore I altered it’s meaning. I decided to invent an improvement in history’s principals. Using auto-psycho analysis I devised four new periods: Natural history, Early periods, Personal history and History of beauty.
As Walter Benjamin notes in his A short history of photography essay from 1931, photographer captures his cognitive perception of space, but camera records the unconscious technical vision of it. Benjamin determines that photography is a great tool to make the unconscious vision conscious, visible and revealed.
Yet another epic landscape shot from ARSO webcam: Portorož airfield.
Arso webcam, Kredarica, right this moment.
A dog’s portrait made by me and Eva.
“New” camera, a test roll. Yahica mat.
I fucked up some of my films, due to the bad chemicals… too bad.