Thursday, May 28, 2009

MagritteTV






he appeared to me in a dream

unfortunately, it was someone else’s dream



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A while ago, a hole was made in one of the walls of my house. I suppose I should have considered repairing it, but my first impulse was to hang a picture over top of the hole. One of my sons suggested that I take a photograph of the hole, frame it, and then hang it over the hole. A rather brilliant idea.

A few days ago, we were at a restaurant overlooking Burlington Bay. It was a beautiful view except that much of it was obscured by a very large TV screen broadcasting the hockey game. My son suggested that, when there wasn't a broadcast, they should broadcast a picture of the view behind the screen.

This evolved into our idea for a new specialty TV channel. It would be called MagritteTV. It would broadcast 24 hours / 7 days a week of what appeared behind the viewer's TV. (Even when the TV was off.) It would be a very local channel.

2 comments:

Kim Baise said...

Your son is a genius!

gary barwin said...

Thanks!

That's also my objective analysis of him.