“To be merely exotic or unusual is not enough to make a powerful field recording. Whereas a curiosity for the atypical might have pervaded throughout earlier parts of the 20th century, the conditions of the digital age, travel opportunities, and the abundance of access to just about anything, makes the notion of the exotic problematic at best and just plain toxic at worst.”
When repeated or revisited enough, imagination is traced as memory, and thus becomes a form of interior reality.
This is Paul Clipson. He saw the world in a way that few others did. He created films from this unique perspective and inspired a whole lot of us through doing so. I’ll miss you Paul. Safe onward journeys.