This he implements by drawing a key frameerasing certain areas of it, re-drawing them and thus creating the next frame. Kentridge quotes," My drawings don't start with a 'beautiful mark', It has to be a mark of something out there in the world. And films the erasures and changes.
I think I have shown that it is not the clear light of reason or even aesthetic sensibility which determines how one works, but a constellation of factors only some of which we can change at will. While he does not portray it as the militant or oppressive place that it was for black people, he does not emphasise the picturesque state of living that white people enjoyed during apartheid either; he presents instead a city in which the duality of man is exposed.
With a camera and a roll of film I could be filming the first day, I decided.
And again and again. Switchboard operators from "Stereoscope", Q: What do you think the social responsibility of the artist is? The films are made by what I think is a relatively unique process: he makes a drawing…. Then he erases it.
The very term 'new South Africa' has within it the idea of a painting over the old, the natural process of dismembering, the naturalization of things new.
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