5/19/2010

//The collapse of PAL. An obituary by the Angel of History

Pal Elegy Tuesday 25/05, 21.30-22.00: Audio visual television performance within the program "Sound and Television" on Danish nation-wide regional television. To honor the deceased PAL signal. The collapse of PAL. A triptych. 1. Eulogy 2. The collapse // obsequies 3. Requiem for the planes of phosphor "The angel would like to stay, awaken the dead, and make whole what has been smashed. But a storm is blowing from Paradise; it has got caught in his wings with such violence that the angel can no longer close them. The storm irresistibly propels him into the future to which his back is turned, while the pile of debris before him grows skyward. This storm is what we call progress." - Benjamin. Shout outs to SECAM and NTSC!
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