[TRT: 3 mins HD 2016]

How does one show appreciation for a place one does not know? Does attempting to learn a few words in a verbal language allow entry into a culture? This video attempts to formulate a language of looking, noticing, paying attention to the rhythms  of a small town, while also acknowledging one's status as outsider.

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As Gaston Bachelard wrote:“Sometimes we stand in wonder before a chosen object; we build up hypotheses and reveries; in this way we form convictions which have all the appearance of true knowledge. But the initial course is impure: the first impression is not a fundamental truth.”