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Furniture Poetry & Other Rhymes for the Camera

UK, 1999 (MIFF 2000, Experimental)

Director: Paul Bush

Furniture Poetry is a slickly flickering animation of inanimate domestic objects. It is born out of a desire to challenge Wittgenstein (in On Certainty) who considered the question of whether objects change when we are not looking at them, and the need to ask such a question. Precise editing assembles visual rhymes by exploring the geometric interplay of inanimate objects and their mutability in time and space.

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