[NetBehaviour] seven omaha videos

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Mon Apr 16 01:27:55 CEST 2012

Thank you, your comments made mine!

yours alan

On Sun, 15 Apr 2012, Michael Szpakowski wrote:

> and they're all great Alan, though my particular faves are woodpecker and
> pizzeria.
> I love Azure's bravura performance in the latter. ( Well, truth be told, I
> also love the woodpecker's bravura performance in the former)
> thank-you, made my day!
> warmest wishes
> michael
> ____________________________________________________________________________
> From: Alan Sondheim <sondheim at panix.com>
> To: netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org
> Sent: Sunday, April 15, 2012 4:15 PM
> Subject: [NetBehaviour] seven omaha videos
> seven omaha videos
> for Lee Murray, Barbara Simcoe, and Michael Szpakowski
> on the virtual, on intrusions, on signaling and communality
> http://www.alansondheim.org/pizzeria.mp4 Azure shimmies oddly
> http://www.alansondheim.org/singing.mp4 odder flute and voice
>   in high wind while something exploded in the background, big
>   emergency
> http://www.alansondheim.org/woodpecker.mp4 downy woodpecker
>   perfectly poised preening, performing
> http://www.alansondheim.org/descentpain.mp4 i suppose descent
>   of a tower from which singing and explosion were heard
> http://www.alansondheim.org/ethno.mp4 zoo ethnography of
>   humans with syringes and field notebooks among animals and
>   virtual backdrops, virtual freedom, virtual communality
> http://www.alansondheim.org/flagpain.mp4 fifty mile per hour
>   wind and flag against sputtering sound from flag, sarangi,
>   voice
> http://www.alansondheim.org/jellyfish.mp4 because of the
>   untoward beauty, in spite of the aquarium, without sound,
>   no mimickry
> There are small shifts in the everyday behavior of men and
> women, in the light, in reflections in the sky, in the
> slightest changes of pitch or echoes that appear to come
> from nowhere. magnified, the world suffers, organisms come
> to life, things totter, topple, what is - was, what was - is
> fast disappearing, what will be - has already corroded. zoo
> animals live - are kept alive; the jellyfish remains mobile,
> immobile; the flag might as well be a frond from sigillaria,
> leaf from neuropteris; flute and voice are already lost in
> the mythical darkness of wind and explosions; for a moment,
> Azure moves to the rhythm of the corporate and time unwinds;
> for a moment, this bird, this woodpecker, here, signals in a
> search for food; and for a moment, descent takes the body
> from the wind, and the hollowed rasp of metal stairs takes
> over. It is all already gone. It is all built on and from
> the everyday - look, you'll never guess what happened to me
> this morning, who could of thought something like that would
> occur in the middle of the night. We live among these
> tremblings, not long enough for the grand cycles to mean
> anything more than the flattened pages of history: we have
> to read the world in such a small amount of time, everything
> is lost, everything disappearing, where we were born is
> never bearing down, where we are headed is all too familiar,
> everything trembles, shudders, everything is otherwise...
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