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first developed for the short duration of television programming What does " three videos Farocki first developed for the short duration of television programming" in the following context mean? Context: Eye/Machine (2000–3) is a cycle of three videos Farocki first developed for the short duration of television programming; all are under 30 minutes in length. In the cycle heconnects to his larger concern with video and computer surveillance technologies, and with the military applications of this hardware and software.
Nov 15, 2017 6:14 AM
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I think it refers to television needing shorter duration items in order to allow easy advertising breaks. By making films under 30 minutes in length, this makes it easier for the schedulers to fit it in. If they were 12 hours films, this would not really be suitable for most television schedules.
November 15, 2017
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