Mail Art Call – Detournement

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

Collected and Selected Tweets of The Robot

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

Baffling.

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.