Stan Brakhage - Quotes

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No one is out to get you. It's just that... people are monkeys. ---->>>

Imagine an eye unruled by man-made laws of perspective, an eye unprejudiced by compositional logic, an eye which does not respond to the name of everything but which must know each object encountered in life through an adventure of perception. ---->>>

How many colours are there in a field of grass to the crawling baby unaware of 'green'? How many rainbows can light create for the untutored eye? ---->>>

The video maker doesn't easily face a blank page. Because the videomaker can run it either any way, this way or the other way and erase it if they don't like it and so on. ---->>>

The Hollywood movies are more like novels, and the kinds of films I make are more like poems. ---->>>

Art is a sense of magic. ---->>>

I love being objected to. It worries me, but I love being objected to. ---->>>

Poetry is a totally different art than film. ---->>>

There are a lot of movies made for nobody. ---->>>

We have the notion that we exist but we have no way to prove it. 'I am' is the closest foundation we can get. ---->>>

Imagine a world alive with incomprehensible objects, and shimmering with an endless variety of movement and innumerable gradations of colour. Imagine a world before the 'beginning was the word.' ---->>>

The capacity to be intrinsic and vulgar is American. ---->>>

Novelists and poets have existed side by side forever. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 01-14, 1933
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri
Die: 03-09, 2003
Occupation: Director

James Stanley Brakhage ( BRAK-əj; January 14, 1933 – March 9, 2003), better known as Stan Brakhage, was an American non-narrative filmmaker. He is considered to be one of the most important figures in 20th-century experimental film. Over the course of five decades, Brakhage created a large and diverse body of work, exploring a variety of formats, approaches and techniques that included handheld camerawork, painting directly onto celluloid, fast cutting, in-camera editing, scratching on film, collage film and the use of multiple exposures (wikipedia)