Occupy pop culture: A lesson in détournement →
It is interesting that this came up in another class yet has similar appeal for our studies. As stated, these are adds not necessarily affiliated with the OWS movement yet they are pinging around the same network by virtue of message. The message finds itself a spokesperson in the movement as well as an antigroup. The lack of serious definition in the face of the antigroup allows OWS to opt for...
Last semester I was enrolled in a class that played with the ideas of the virtual and the actual. While there were many good texts in the class, some of the most interesting readings were on the consequences (actual) of living through the proxy of an avatar (virtual). The format of this blog definitely leans toward the latter of these concepts. While anonymity creates new potential for thought and...