Zoom Street’s managing editor Jim McMenamin reacted to the slide & seek puzzle in my previous post by suggesting I’d been under the influence of experimental cinematographer Dziga Vertov,
For a true comparison I’ve put it in slide format.
And here’s my original…
Close, but no big Czar.
In point of fact I was shooting under the influence of a cuppa joe.
Furthermore, Dziga Vertov was unknown to me. (Yes, that’s an embarrassing confession )
In retrospect, I was undoubtedly influenced subconsciously by the great Russian absurdists Daniil Kharms and Velemir Khlebnikov.
By the way, here’s a seminal anthology everyone should read.
Amazing how a single snapshot can lead us to Russian absurdism.
I will strive to present more puzzles in the future.