Blur + sharpen Basic Components of Video Documentation Text - captions - explanations - historical context - press quotes Sound - music! - voice-over - ambience/SFX Graphics Stills
Blur + sharpen Basic Components of Video Documentation Primary: - evidence of performance/installation - footage from project itself - technology explanation - process (installation, design, iteration) Secondary (depending): - theoretical framing - interview with artist - interviews / testimonials with users / visitors / experts
Blur + sharpen Things to think about (like any video) - audience - context - tone - duration - format
Blur + sharpen What does the documentation achieve? What does it make possible? What attitude does it convey? What problem does it solve? Is it a demonstration of virtuosity? Does it prove a concept?