<videovortex> fast film - disposable media (social media for social change)

Seth Keen sethkeen at internode.on.net
Wed Dec 3 09:17:05 CET 2008

http://causeglobal.blogspot.com/2008/11/fast-film_23.html - fast film

Some of the biggest global dramas of recent times—the crackdown on pro- 
democracy demonstrators in Burma, the China earthquake, suicide  
bombers in Israel, the hanging of Sadaam Hussein—all were filmed on  
cell phones, snippets of strife seen and shared by people all over the  
world, thanks to digital video.

But there also is creativity in these ephemeral, on-the-fly images of  
our accelerated times—and a new artistic medium for both filmmakers  
and social advocates...


Seth Keen
seth.keen at rmit.edu.au

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