The relationship between screens and metaphor seemed like a good way to bring this residency towards a close.
How does TV like to portray itself? Short answer: usually as an oracle of some kind, or as a device to show a character’s inner thoughts. It’s right up there with “tortured protagonist looks in a cracked mirror.”
Although I know I’ve seen it a hundred times, these scenes are hard things to seek out on the web. If anyone can name any more, please comment below! I’d like to make a super-cut someday.
(Comment at Vimeo, not here, if you have suggestions for Ross.)
I wonder if anyone’s ever used footage of people watching videopoetry in a videopoem? Now that would be meta!