Shinjuku Thief

Shinjuku Thief – delete/resound

Darrin Verhagen | In a society deeply literate in screen culture, the pressure to justify the visual inhabitation of imaginative worlds with a point of view more subjective than omniscient has all but evaporated. Native to the history of the ubiquitous lens, comfortable with the conventions of camera movement and editing, we can easily sit…

Amnion 'Dissolution'

Amnion/Richard Grant – Dissolution

“Dissolution” is the lead track off the latest EP from Amnion, brainchild of sound artist/musician Roderick Price. Filmmaker/AV artist Richard Grant has produced a poetic, otherworldly visual track to accompany the dense, lush, industrial-inflected sounds. Together, the piece creates a feeling somewhere between floating in space and plunging to the deepest recesses of the ocean;…

Horst1

The Drowning Man

Horst Sarubin | When asked to write about ‘the drowning man’ for the inaugural episode of Deletion, I immediately started to formulate my intellectual response. My mind went back to the key ideas from the thesis in which it originated. Phrases such as “Liquid Modernity” and  “Expanded Cinema” began to trickle back into my consciousness. …