Monday, 25 April 2011

Empire, blue Empire

Before my projector broke down, I used to project an image of Eiffel Tower, or other favourite architecture of mine, on a wall at night.  I think it will be cool to project Andy Warhol's 8-hours-and-5-minutes-long film Empire on the wall all night long.  Empire is a silent black-and-white film made in 1964.  It is nothing but a continuous slow motion footage of the Empire State Building from dusk till late late night.  Here's a short clip of the film:


Video from 's youtube channel

When I visited New York two years ago, I took a picture of the Empire State Building at night, rendering it monochromatic blue:

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