Ritual and Repetition


June Pak
March 1, 2007, 12:01 am
Filed under: Ritual and Repetition

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In Order to Be, 2003
4:53 min
June Pak – Toronto Ontario

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The repetitive banality extends itself into deliberate contemplation. The minimalistic video image echoes the constant inner thoughts of daily reminders to oneself: In order to be perfect, one must practice. In order to be completed, one needs to have the other. In order to be remembered, one must repeat one’s past. In order to be?

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“The repetitive banality extends itself into deliberate contemplation. The minimalistic video image echoes the constant inner thoughts of daily reminders to oneself: In order to be perfect, one must practice. In order to be completed, one needs to have the other. In order to be remembered, one must repeat one’s past. In order to be?”
June Pak’s description is sufficient to itself. By force of implicit persuasion, it shapes our views and feelings about what is presented to us. Her description could be coupled with any sequence of image to create a similar response from the viewer.
June Pak has definitely mastered the art of description and persuasion.

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