The Child, by Antoine Bardou-Jacquet raises all sorts of interesting questions about representation, narration and the relationship between words and images – every image in the piece actually consists of letters or words.

You could definitely call The Child electronic literature, and it certainly has literary aspects. It’s a narrative, but the narrative is very simplistic and that’s really not where the interest lies – it’s the fascination of the word-images and the visual kinetics and the music that are satisfying in this video. Interestingly it was made “for the french dj Alex Gopher”, and yes, it does evoke that trance-like feeling of being in an emotion or inside of music.

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