London videos

I’ve also really been enjoying narrated videos of London.

this is an extract from Patrick Keiller’s ‘London’

this is John Smith’s really funny and strange ‘Girl Chewing Gum’ – dealing with how recording or putting the world on film adds a layer of falsity – like the false ‘directions’ he shouts. Also how recording can make a narrative or scene from the most basic and fleeting moments.

Finally I found this video ‘Brick Lane O.K’ – the voiceover is pretty odd and really dated – but in it’s way it’s very funny and the sense of the area in it is really strong-

 

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