Becketts Bounce
August 9, 2002 6:31 AM   Subscribe

Becketts Bounce A great bit of Flash art for those with literary tastes (words but no pictures) and a soft spot for Sam Beckett.
posted by rolo (10 comments total)
Odd little thing that is... and a little herky-jerky. Anywhere we can get the story without all of the flash?
posted by psychotic_venom at 6:38 AM on August 9, 2002

My eyes are bleeding.
posted by corpse at 6:56 AM on August 9, 2002

You have to wait a migraine-inducing while for the memory of seeing Beckett in Paris, which is only slightly charming and so quite a disappointment after the visual assault. The literary style is sub-Hammettesque but I suppose its heart is in the right place. Perhaps the awards have gone to Heavy Industry's (or whatever it's called) head?
posted by MiguelCardoso at 7:03 AM on August 9, 2002

I can't go on. I must go on. Fuck it: I won't go on.
posted by Postroad at 7:26 AM on August 9, 2002

I like her other stuff better. It's less regular and faster, and ironically doesn't hurt my eyes. That one sure did - I closed the window after about 30 seconds.
posted by GriffX at 7:58 AM on August 9, 2002

That is seriously hard to watch. Groovy, though ...
posted by Songdog at 8:50 AM on August 9, 2002

This is the work of Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries who is a (or a group of) South Korean artist(s). I didn't watch the linked flash movie, but I really like this one. For a little more insight check out this interview.
posted by betaray at 1:16 PM on August 9, 2002

Doh, reading I just noticed the "her" in GriffX's comment that reminded me of where I first found out about this, and yess it's collaboration between Chang Young-hae and Marc Voge. I also remember reading something by her that explained a lot mor about the peices, but I can't remember it now.

It's amazing how these weird 2 year old links stick in your head.
posted by betaray at 1:21 PM on August 9, 2002

it's a shame the credits on that site cause me seizures; they use some pretty cool music some of which i don't recognize.
posted by juv3nal at 3:14 PM on August 9, 2002

I could not get through it...but I am guessing it is not a reference to this Sam Beckett... :>
posted by stew560 at 11:13 PM on August 9, 2002

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