Feb '05 - Jan '08
for our digital construction workshop the film memento became a resource of cinematic structure: an editing methodology that utilizes the loop and conditioned sequencing.
my diagrams break down the filmic structure as a constant repetition of reference objects. for those of you familiar with the story, objects like the telephone, polaroids, keys, coasters and the car help to anchor the viewer in time and space. then the absorption of information in a reverse pattern becomes a little less daunting.
a second layer : the underlying presence of the tattoo. this fixed condition is the source.. the originator of facts that the character assumes are true.
here's the attempt at graphic representation: