Shadow Puppets: ‘Vampyr – Der Traum des Allan Grey’

This 1932 silent horror was truly a delight to my 6th sense, the sense for all things uncanny. 🙂 Loosely based on Sheridan LeFanu's now almost legendary cult piece, 'Carmilla', Carl Theodor Dreyer's film follows the steps of Allan Grey (played by baron Nicolas de Gunzburg, better known under the stage name of Julian West), …

Of Old Filmings

I've stumbled upon a nifty little website via La Carmina's blog. It is, actually, an online vid archive storing 20th century films and it's quite fascinating to observe the old news filming styles. But it's even more interesting when you find vids about your own country. Both instructive and entertaining, I should say. Some of …

Of Useless Sports

Based on Oscar Wilde's concept that "no artist desires to prove anything" and that "the artist can express everything", I decided to make a tiny and useless experiment (but Mr Wilde also says that "all art is quite useless"). So, extracted like so many teeth sporting disgusting cavities from a previous anti-narrative exercise, here comes …