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Peter Gidal
Using language isn't often (or always) easy.
Peter Gidal, "The Anti-Narrative", 'Screen', vol. 20, no. 2, 1979

As I say what one repeats is the scene in which one is acting the days in which one is living, the coming and going which one is doing, anything one is remembering is a repetition, but existing as a human being, that is being listening and hearing is never repetition. It is not repetition if it is that which you are actually doing because naturally each time the emphasis is different just as the cinema has each time a slightly different thing to make it all be moving.
Gertrude Stein, "Portraits and Repetition", 'Lectures in America' (first published 1935)

Still from Key by Peter Gidal, 1968
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