Russ Russosky - I am a strange loop

2:15, 2013, Video Art
An eternal metaphorical braid fugue in the spirit of Lewis Carroll.
DirectorRussoskyProducerRussoskyComposerPodington Bear

CountryItalyEdition2013 BudgetLimited budgetScreeningsS[edition] Art Gallery

I Heart Chaos
Simultan Festival 2013 | Timisoara | Romania
Whyrligig for "Spotlights" at Hackney Picturehouse | London
17th International Video festival Videomedeja - Novi Sad - Serbia

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Who is Russ Russosky?
I don’t know

What is I am a strange loop about?
It’s a visual version of a Douglas Hofstadter’s book:"Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid" ISBN : 0-465-02656-7

How did you start with film? And do you have an educational background in art or film?
It was long time ago, i don’t remember.
No, I had no education.

Could you explain how you work, what themes or concepts you use and what is important to you?
Misbehaving, opportunism, disloyalty, egoism, lies, pain, indifference, fear and loneliness.

How long do you usually work on one project?
About two months.

Do you carefully plan the production process or do you work more intuitive?
I hyperdetailed it before start.

How does the title relate to the work, and how do you find a fitting title?
I don’t think anything and then it bangs.

Where do you get your ideas or inspiration from?
Ideas haunt me.

How important is sound in film, and if you use sounds, do you create your own or use existing?
It’s important, I’m looking for the right composer, and when i find the right music i put it in the video.

How does content relate to the form of your work?
I didn’t understand this question.

What possibilities of the web are yet to be explored?
The 99%...the Deep Web.

Did the web changed your view on art, or your career?

Where would you place your work; cinema or art. And what is the difference between those according to you?
There’s no difference. The reality is Spectacle.

How influential is the reaction to your film by the audience?
I don’t care what people think.

What is your next project about?
A videoclip for the new track of The Stone Temple Pilots, "black heart".

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