Creation Screen 1 article



Creation Poster
  • The contrast between [Gabriel and Creation]—and between their makers—is striking. Where Martin’s art is gracious and patient, almost to a fault, Brakhage’s is essentially, gloriously solipsistic. To me, his dictum that “all that is, is light”—drawn from Ezra Pound, who got it from 9th-century philosopher Johannes Scotus Erigena—seems of a piece with the immaterialist notion that things are only insofar as they’re perceived; that the world exists, quite literally, in the eye of the beholder.