Some definitions

Footage / A recorded fragment of reality – collected for journalistic purposes

Telescape / An interspatial region facilitating an event seen from a distance (from Greek τελε-). The site of contemporary knowledge and memory

Screen / An apparatus on which telescapes exist and where footage acquires narrative purpose

Mince / An action of editing footage and to reveal by degrees rather than directly (to deceive)

Stir / An action of re-arranging footage and constructing the narrative in a different order

Fact / Constructed by mincing and stirring footage

Fiction / Constructed by mincing and stirring footage

Truthiness / The quality of a constructed fact

Spectacle / The goal for narrative success and reinforcer of truthiness

Time / Exploded by the quantity of footage and compressed by mincing

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2 Responses to Some definitions

  1. Natasha Sandmeier says:

    Nice! Can you bring these printed out on Tues – if we have time maybe we can flesh them out a bit.

    • Nicholas Zembashi says:

      Cool, sure thing! I have a few thousand words of essay to go with them but will stick to just these key words for tuesday (word count I know!) so they can clearly inform the next steps.