audio/video ~ 12:06
4th collaboration w/ Michael Fleming


from Michael:
What does it mean to be a self-conscious animal? It means to know that one is food for worms. We emerge from nothing, we have a name, an excruciating inner yearning for life and self-expression and with all this yet to die. Man is out of nature and hopelessly in it: he has an awareness of his own splendid uniqueness in that he sticks out of nature with a towering majesty, and yet he goes back into the ground a few feet in order to blindly and dumbly rot and disappear forever. It is a terrifying dilemma to be in and to have to live with. ….Tik-Tak. ×

see audio below

companion album (including Tik Tak as track 4)

SCREENINGS: 
Festival Int'l de Cinema Experimental, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, September 2020 
Curtocircuíto, International Film Festival Santiago de Compostela, Spain, October 2020 
2nd Kinoskop Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, December 2020 
Analogica Festival 10, Bolzano, Italy, December 2020
Alternative Film/Video Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, December 2020
Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival (FLEX Fest), Tampa Bay, Florida, USA, February 2022
Jury notes:
"A film that stands out for its intoxicating pace, craftful editing, and masterful use of found footage. Tik-Tak takes us through the journey of a life-cycle, delivered through thrilling juxtaposition and groupings of moving images."  (Kim Kielhofner)

​"An intelligent downer. One direction: decay = erase. Smart and it smarts. Crushed spider. Sound stripe is seen and not heard. Dynamic music. Fitting subject/action groups. Just the right scanning frame. A clear story that hurts/hits real." (Sandy McLennan)

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