Falling since a while seems to be a theme for art and film projects – there have been endless falling scenes cut together, the thematic of falling in general has been set up – and finally not to forget the cgrowing up robots which use that practice to gain their walking abilities.
Thus I thought it a nice remainder for at least one aspect of the potential ambiguity of ‘falling’ when I came across that Laurie Anderson lines again:
|“You’re walking. And you don’t always realize it,
but you’re always falling.
With each step, you fall forward slightly.
And then catch yourself from falling.
Over and over, you’re falling.
And then catching yourself from falling.
And this is how you can be walking and falling
at the same time.”
|Laurie Anderson, Walking & Falling (lyrics) from the album Big Science, 1982|