Video

Yes, You Should Expect Delays

Doug Porter

2018, 09:34 minutes, Colour, English

TAPECODE 348.14

Is thinking the associative process of gathering the scattered ideas of our consciousness, as Heidegger would lead us to believe? Perhaps. Or is it more exactly the method of rational inquiry that uses our powers of logic and reason? But rigorous reasoning can quietly lead into a winding labyrinth of madness: “I think therefore I think I think I am.” Or perhaps thought is a more all-pervasive phenomenon — at the same time, both porous and pedestrian?

Yes, You Should Expect Delays is an experimental video that suggests “pure thought,” — thought that has lasting consequence beyond the present moment — does not happen under control. It does not birth from our conscious pre- conceptions. Rather, it surprises, comes upon us, like a thief in the night, like a flash of lightning, like the shifting gaping ground of an earthquake. And only over time does this crack in our consciousness have its full effect or consequence.

A voiceover text. A series of images disrupted in their relationship with time, shuffled, scrambled. Past, present and future forced to confront each other.

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