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chapters:diviner [2019/05/28 16:49]
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chapters:diviner [2019/05/28 20:13] (current)
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 //The image of the diviner as an emblem of searching - a collision of the past, present, and future - operates as a central nexus to the film, tracing alternative trajectories and incidental relationships between disparate voices and broadcasts. A conduit for narrative, the archive is "​recalcitrantly fungible, found yet constructed,​ factual yet fictive, public yet private"//​[1] //… Linearity is eschewed in favour of the cyclical, with recurrent images and symbols. Resistance is periodic. A bittersweet reminder that history is bound to repeat itself: "I don't want to make Britain great, I don't want to make any country great, because Britain, let's face it, is a very small island in the middle of a very big pond"//​[2] ​ //The image of the diviner as an emblem of searching - a collision of the past, present, and future - operates as a central nexus to the film, tracing alternative trajectories and incidental relationships between disparate voices and broadcasts. A conduit for narrative, the archive is "​recalcitrantly fungible, found yet constructed,​ factual yet fictive, public yet private"//​[1] //… Linearity is eschewed in favour of the cyclical, with recurrent images and symbols. Resistance is periodic. A bittersweet reminder that history is bound to repeat itself: "I don't want to make Britain great, I don't want to make any country great, because Britain, let's face it, is a very small island in the middle of a very big pond"//​[2] ​
  
-[Philomena Epps, 'Some kind of lunatic ​incarnation', 2018]+[Philomena Epps, 'Some kind of lunatic ​reincarnation', 2018]