Re: [Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-08 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi Rob, I feel like the question of prior knowledge is particularly meaningful with regard to the final sound in the film, the recording of Jane giving birth. Obviously the film is experienced as-is without that knowledge by a lot of people, but Stan also revealed the source of the sounds as

Re: [Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-08 Thread Rob Gawthrop
Thanks for this. Knowing what the sources are for the sound of Fire of Waters is particularly interesting for me as previously I did not know these facts although there had been much conjecture. My reference to it in my article THUNDER & LIGHTNING Noise: Aesthetics and Audio-visual

Re: [Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-08 Thread Kasper Lauritzen
Very interesting piece. Thanks for sharing and I'm looking forward to follow your blog in the future. Kasper 2017-08-08 6:53 GMT+02:00 Mark Toscano : > Thanks Pip! I know what you mean, as it's not the first time someone > mentioned it to me. I have a tendency to prefer

Re: [Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-07 Thread Mark Toscano
Thanks Pip! I know what you mean, as it's not the first time someone mentioned it to me. I have a tendency to prefer reading dark bgrd/light text designs, but I realize I'm probably in the minority. So I just switched the color scheme to something that I hope is easier on everyone's eyes. I

Re: [Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-07 Thread Pip Chodorov
Hi Mark, This is great reporting and writing, and philosophical musing, thanks! My one comment: can you not design it white on black? It's hard on the eyes to read... All the best! Pip At 18:21 -0700 6/08/17, Mark Toscano wrote:

Re: [Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-06 Thread j miner
thanks! On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 7:21 PM, Mark Toscano wrote: > Hi all, > > I realize it's kind of self-promotional, but since a halfway decent amount > of people seemed to like it, I hope you'll indulge me a bit of news about > my Preservation Insanity site. > > Just wanted

[Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-06 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi all, I realize it's kind of self-promotional, but since a halfway decent amount of people seemed to like it, I hope you'll indulge me a bit of news about my Preservation Insanity site. Just wanted to spread the word that after a long period of inactivity, I've moved, spiffed up, and begun