Hollis Frampton, Nostaglia, 1971 [more info]

Gloria, 1979
Hollis Frampton on Hollis Frampton

I remember when he came to SAIC my first year – did not get it. must look up readings when I am home.

– good source of books,movies, texts, etc, Art Torrents. Closed on 9-7-08 but remains as archive

Definitions of nostalgia on the Web:

  • comes from Greek nostos “homeward journey, return home” and algos “pain” – with the word nostos originally referring to the …
  • homesickness
  • Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect!’ ~Owens Lee Pomeroy~
  • longing for something past
  • Nostalgia describes a longing for the past, often in idealized form. Nostalgia may or may not also be known as homesickness. The exact meaning changed over time and today nostalgia isn’t what it used to be
  • (nostalgia) is a 31 minute 1971 film by artist Hollis Frampton (1936–1984). The film is composed of still black and white photographs taken by Frampton during his early artistic explorations which are slowly burned on the element of a hot plate, while the soundtrack offers personal comments on … (film)
  • A bittersweet yearning for the things of the past