the process is the artwork

Cave of Forgotten Pokédreams

Haha! Herzog’s recontextualized condescendence is highly entertaining.


“Is there such a thing as insanity among penguins? I try to avoid the definition of insanity or derangement. I don’t mean that a penguin might believe he or she is Lenin or Napoleon Bonaparte, but could they just go crazy because they’ve had enough of their colony?”

– Werner Herzog in ‘Encounters at the End of the World’ (2007). (2)


“The enormity of their flat brain, the enormity of their stupidity is overwealming. You have to do yourself a favour when you’re out in the countryside and you try to look a chicken in the eye with great intensity, and the intensity of stupidity that is looking back at you is just amazing. By the way, it’s very easy to hypnotize a chicken. They are very prone to hypnosis.”

– Werner Herzog (3)


(1)  ‘Werner Herzog narrates Pokémon Go’ Available from URL: [Accessed 2016-08-06]
(2) Herzog, Werner. 2007. Encounters at the End of the World. Image Entertainment.
(3)  ‘Werner Herzog on Chickens’ Available from URL [Accessed 2016-08-06]

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