Most often, however, compounded screens employ an uneasy mise-en-abyme effect that challenges viewers' expectations of analog film aesthetics.
This combination of incompatible elements within a single shot--whether a soundtrack unfaithful to aural expectations, two distinct film speeds, or three-dimensional set pieces against two-dimensional rear projection disrupts the illusory spatial and temporal integrity of the analog film diegesis.
"Consumers seem very receptive to the concept of seeing film for digital cameras alongside traditional analog film
. In addition, low prices of the cards mean that people are more likely to save the images on the cards themselves, rather than transferring them to a computer, thus providing an incentive to purchase more cards when they need them.
UNLIKE DIGITAL FORMATS, analog film
is a known entity to archivists, who, over the past century, have learned how to deal with it.
Performance art, social practice, assemblage-based sculpture, painting on canvas, the "archival impulse," analog film
, and the fascination with modernist design and architecture: At first glance, none of these formats appear to have anything to do with digital media, and when they are discussed, it is typically in relation to previous artistic practices across the twentieth century.
The use of analog film
, typical of Thyn's photographic work, on the one hand questions the significance of documenting an already existing artwork and the consequences of this process, while on the other it aspires to test and overcome the limits of photography as such.
Was it simply because of shared concerns and because these artists, like her, use analog film
? Or might an artist be drawn to a work because something about it is distant from her own practice?
Digitization of prior analog films
assists study comparison.
For example, existing analog films
can be digitized into the filmless system.
In the era of digital manipulation and high-tech special effects, Lutz's silent analog films
, with their handmade look, may seem old-fashioned, but they are highly inventive and visually multilayered, enriched by the use of double and triple exposures, a wide variety of lenses, and rear projections.