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Contemporary vs. Post-Modern vs. Post Post Modern

Currently working on a piece about New Media work by Joseph DeLappe and the Tool Shed Days art collective. Quite honestly, I’ve been working on this piece for the past couple of weeks off and on because I wanted to explore the notion of the new media artists re-interpreting virtual space as a public place for […]

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Call to Action

Artists and writers must be brought back into the bosom of the community, or at least, if the latter is considered to be ill, they must be assigned the task of healing it. ~ Jean-Francois Lyotard, French Philosopher and Literary Theorist

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Art Art and Technology Conceptual Culture Criticism Film Interactive / Participatory Art Internet Art Multi Media Photography Social Networking Virtual Art Visual Arts

The Art of War

Last weekend, I watched Full Metal Jacket. Being a huge fan of Stanley Kubrick and a sucker for a well done war film, the movie was phenomenal. Naturally, I thought of the various ways war has been depicted in the visual and new media arts. Admittedly, I’m not huge fan of political art; HOWEVER, when […]

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Dissection | Analysis

In art the object is the work produced by art, as much containing elements of empirical reality as displacing, dissolving, and reconstructing them according to the work’s own law. Only through such transformation, and not through an ever falsifying photography, does art give empirical reality its due, the epiphany of its shrouded essence and the merited shudder in the […]

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Reading | in | Between | The | Lines

In art the object is the work produced by art, as much containing elements of empirical reality as displacing, dissolving, and reconstructing them according to the work’s own law. Only through such transformation, and not through an ever falsifying photography, does art give empirical reality its due, the epiphany of its shrouded essence and the merited shudder in the […]