The good news... we don't have to look too far into contemporary (and
historical) expanded cinema and video instillation work that bursts outside
or and/or creates new frames of light...

Warren

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 1:28 PM, Chuck Kleinhans
<chuck...@northwestern.edu>wrote:

> In some of his early writings Eisenstein argued for both "portrait" and
> "landscape" mode in films (and editing that would allow for both within the
> same work) and pointed out the possibilities of circular framing of motion
> picture images.
>
> There are lots of examples of non-framed or differently framed works in
> projection based art, especially with multiple or overlapping projections;
> counter culture light shows (usually with live music) did this back in the
> 1960s (and a nod to Jordan Belson, RIP). I've seen Carolee Schneeman present
> Kitsch'e Last Meal as a two-projector piece with the projectors mounted
> vertically rather than the usual side-by side.
>
> Photography editors and visual designers often think and work in terms of
> multiple and different sized/arranged images.  Even photo blogs like Tumblr
> offer a (standardized, cookie cutter) choice of grids for displaying a photo
> essay (or a gif essay for that matter).  I haven't noticed anyone playing
> with that or designing for it very creatively, but it's there as a
> possibility.
>
> Chuck Kleinhans
>
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> On Oct 21, 2011, at 9:24 AM, Tom Whiteside wrote:
>
> Rob’s brilliant question raises another point that has long interested me
>  – why don’t we make/look at circular images? Lenses have always created
> circular images, but early photography put square corners on images (cut
> into the circles) in order to, one thinks, mimic the conventions of canvas
> stretched over frames. Yes there are a few round paintings and other shapes
> (walls of caves for starters), but the long history of image making has been
> all about arranging images inside the corners.****
> ** **
> -          Tom****
> ** **
> What frame ratio do people think is best for a painting and should it be
> cropped later to fit the ready-made picture-frame?
>
> Rob
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