the Guardian have an interesting piece today: Adam Curtis and Massive Attack: what is reality?…
“Look at the flickering video images that bombard your world. Do you trust them? Or have they stranded you in an ‘enchanted cocoon’? Read an extract from Adam Curtis’ video collaboration with Massive Attack from the Manchester international festival”
“We all live in two worlds.
One is the world of our own experience.
The other is created by the millions of flickering images recorded on film and video.
It is a strange world where the laws of time, space and mortality do not apply.
So many of the images are of people who died long ago. They are the modern ghosts who will never leave us.
It is a beautiful world. But it may not be as innocent as it seems.
It keeps us in an enchanted cocoon –