Detournment: turning expressions of the capitalist system and its media culture against itself —as when slogans and logos are turned against their advertisers or the political status quo. .... a variation on previous work, in which the newly created work has a meaning that is antagonistic or antithetical to the original. The original media work … Continue reading Mail Art Call – Detournement
Ours is the age of propaganda. In our civilized societies we are rich. Why then are the many poor? You know the secret of traditional robot cooking? Start with a good, high-quality oil... then eat it. Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. You're beginning to think that the TV is reality, and that … Continue reading Collected and Selected Tweets of The Robot
The twentieth century's technological advances are often described as victories over the primal facts of nature: hunger, cold, disease, distance and time. But the wiring of every individual into the warm embrace of the multinational entertainment oligopoly is a conquest of a different sort, the crowning triumph of the marketplace over humanity's unruly consciousness. The … Continue reading Baffling.