Blog-note de jef safi

’p o e t H i c s

with . . jef safi
the pixenete

jef safi

mercredi 17 mai 2006

(Piece of 1 act & 4 stages)

Theme : Contract of betrayal between the image and its author.

Unity of time : may 2oo6, the 17th, at 15H17, aperture f:11 & 1/125s

Unity of place : Lucca, San Cristoforo via Fillungo, Italia (Toscana)

Casting :

  • in the role of the pixenete, the procurer (proxenete).
  • in the role of the procurer, the image streamer.
  • in the role of the image, the eternal woman.
  • in the role of the woman, the model in the shop window.
  • in the role of the shop window, the mirror.
  • in the role of the mirror, the screen.
  • in the role of the screen, the pixenete.




(cc) photo jef safi / flickr



Unity of Action (and indications to put in stage) :

The pixenete.
(unconfortable translation, without respect of all french prosody, neologisms and rhymes.)

Take what is breaking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .( Productive stage 1.
Break the uninterrupted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The shot ;
Render what is sinking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . digital capture ;
Forgive her, neither do you ! . . . . . . . . . . . raw rendering. )

Crush what is essential. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .( Elaborative stage 2.
Retain what is moved. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . To sort, to choose,
Marry what it opposed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . to tune, to balance,
Forgive her, neither do you ! . . . . . . . . . . . to enhance without to betray. )

Protect what it erases. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ( Interpretative stage 3.
Nourish what it conceals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .To arbitrate between waited & obtained
Mirror it, facing up to you. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .To cajole symbols & signs
Forgive her, neither do you ! . . . . . . . . . . . . improve it without regressing it. )

So it graces, ego-sizes you, . . . . . . . . . . . . ( Flickrative stage 4.
Hustlerizes you with delicacies, . . . . . . . . . .To upload, to tag, to title,
Flatters you, wooes you ? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .To narcissize, get faves, notes & comments,
Forgive yourself, neither do you ! . . . . . . . . 1 subject + 1 verb + 1 compl-i-ment.