Tuesday, January 08, 2008

A Stretch of Road

Here is David Hockney's "Going up Garrowby Hill" (2000):

(Source: onet.pl)

Here is the same image compressed 50% along the vertical axis:

I hope we can all agree that this looks like standard photographic perspective. I want to analyse this effect using Heidegger's idea of "stretching" (Dehnung) in time. My working title is "Thrown up Garrowby Hill", of course.

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