Slate

An arcades project

User Tools

Site Tools


new_media_in_the_age_of_pop

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
new_media_in_the_age_of_pop [2018/07/21 14:01]
morgan
new_media_in_the_age_of_pop [2018/10/03 09:00] (current)
morgan
Line 1: Line 1:
 ===== New media in the age of pop ===== ===== New media in the age of pop =====
 +{{ https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/1*2IxdslbORy9ydAZcxfLYSg.jpeg?400}}
 +image from [[https://medium.com/@jilltxt/representation-or-presentation-822b8bb3a2e|Rettberg, Representation or Presentation?]]
  
   * You're about due for an intervention.   * You're about due for an intervention.
Line 12: Line 14:
 > Self-management ideology builds on the 1980s wave of political correctness—liberated from a critical negativism that only questioned existing power structures without giving guidance. As Anthony Robbins says, “Live with passion!” Emotions have to flow. People want to be fired up and move out of their comfort zone. Complex references to intellectual currents within art history are a waste of time. The art experience has to fit in and add to the personal growth agenda. Art has to leverage fears and promise guaranteed success. Part therapist, part consultant, art no longer compensates for a colorless life. Instead, it makes the most of valuable resources and is aware of the attention economy in which it operates. In order to reach such higher planes of awareness, it seems unavoidable to admit and celebrate one’s own perverse Existenz. Everyone is a pile of shit and has got dirty hands. Or as Tibor Kalman said: “No one gets to work under ethically pure conditions.” It is at that Žižekian point that art as a counseling practice comes into being. Tired Media Art. from "Zero Comments: Blogging and Critical Internet Culture" by Geert Lovink > Self-management ideology builds on the 1980s wave of political correctness—liberated from a critical negativism that only questioned existing power structures without giving guidance. As Anthony Robbins says, “Live with passion!” Emotions have to flow. People want to be fired up and move out of their comfort zone. Complex references to intellectual currents within art history are a waste of time. The art experience has to fit in and add to the personal growth agenda. Art has to leverage fears and promise guaranteed success. Part therapist, part consultant, art no longer compensates for a colorless life. Instead, it makes the most of valuable resources and is aware of the attention economy in which it operates. In order to reach such higher planes of awareness, it seems unavoidable to admit and celebrate one’s own perverse Existenz. Everyone is a pile of shit and has got dirty hands. Or as Tibor Kalman said: “No one gets to work under ethically pure conditions.” It is at that Žižekian point that art as a counseling practice comes into being. Tired Media Art. from "Zero Comments: Blogging and Critical Internet Culture" by Geert Lovink
  
-Where does this leave us? Tired, complicit, short on resistance. ...+Where does this leave us? Tired, complicit, short on resistance. ...  In need of a new idea of audience: [[from audience to reader]]
 ---- ----
 ---- ----
new_media_in_the_age_of_pop.1532206891.txt.gz · Last modified: 2018/07/21 14:01 by morgan