If both what is before and what is after are in this same “now,” things which happened ten thousand years ago would be simultaneous with what has happened today, and nothing would be before or after anything else.
A short film by Bill Domonkos inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s Étant donnés. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Soave sia il vento from the opera “Così fan tutee”). This film uses manipulated archive film footage from the Prelinger Archive.
By applying electrodes to male and female volunteers, Duchenne was able to activate individual muscles in the face. He saw the human face as a map, the features of which could be codified into universal taxonomies of inner states, with each muscle representing a ‘movement of the soul’. More at The Public Domain Review.