is an interactive cinematographic Flash piece, created in collaboration
between Alan Sondheim and Reiner
Two short videos (38 seconds) by Alan Sondheim run in parallel.
line, moving from left to right under the movies like a common
digital movie interface, unveils a poem. The user interactivity
is minimized to a horizontal mirror function for the two movies,
influencing the aesthetics and metaphorical meaning of the movement;
and a restart button generating a repetition, a loop interrupted
by a rewind time-lapse photographical effect. The sound by Alan
Sondheim is modified shakuhachi.
Tao scrapes by in perfect wind, following and leading: does
the wind make the flags flutter, does the flutter make the wind?
In the distance, Antelope Island and the Great Salt Lake.
From one side to the other as the mirror functions, where was
where was it going?
'Sincerity is the way of Heaven.' (Mencius)