Boring Social Media themed study

RND/ Social media themed art study, based around terminally dull media:

Amazon Reviewer

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Amazon Reviewer

To imagine a weirdo Amazon reviewer and their bizarre product list

An Unremarkable Image

Seemingly simply no more or less than precisely that

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An Unremarkable Image

Example Artistic Statement via Theorist Robert What:

Straight from the hideousness of mundane everyday existence: an unremarkable image via semi undecidedly non professionals

Bland juxtapositions half set against a drab modern palette: tools of the postmodern hyper war, digital typography architectural shadows and rendering glitches – the unstated ideology however being that such images are somehow ‘no more or less than they appear’, ie. wholly unremarkable – when in fact they might simply be far less even than that

False promises and deep time; all that does not glitter still might not be golden

Crayzay Rich Brats Online

Via some foul young Instagram munt

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Crayzay Rich Brats Online

Consider ‘Get Money’ art – via some kickable rich brat on Instagram

Example Artist Statement via Theorist Robert What:

Every day as exactly the same; punching the life clock until death – except how to recognize any difference?

An endless mechanical process of filling up hollow days with deluded illusion that something-anything is happening

– In which I want to be stinking filthy rich; my life seems extraordinarily ordinary, terminally boring and unbearably lonely

At least with some dirty money in my sweaty, greasy palm I can pay to work with some actual, real artists and together create something of some minor Meaning, vague beauty and-or temporary intellectual engagement

All I need is one breakthrough – one chance, one foot in the door

Only thing is, the world is already Theirs, baby – these strutting credit cards with legs

Given chance I could change reality itselves

With some serious money I could reinvent myself; become famous, admired, a cool person I’ve secretly dreamed about for years

With unlimited resources, with cultural position and friends I can live a new life of ease, fun and high adventure – finally escape this pathetically dreary null space, a half-life still as yet un-lived

– At least at university [1] there was lite beer, shit dope and beautiful intelligent young people

Best of all perhaps was staying up late to discuss Life, Polyverses and Everything

The Internets are now all there is now for me – an undead virtual substitute

I visit the same kind of sites daily – pretending to feel remotely interested in stuff

Pretending to write for and on some random anonymous backwater art blog nobody reads or remotely cares about

It’s all a bit of a cosmically useless farce without a punchline and only a listless audience of one

Going through the daily motions of having emotions

– All I need; some immensely wealthy patron or benefactor – some group of equally forward thinking, intensely artistically inclined visionaries to pretend to take me seriously long enough to adequately fund an artistic lifestyle to which I could so easily become accustomed – free instant access to artists, thinkers, supercomputing social networks

– In other words, a brought ability to treat information as global capital flow – to plunge sticky clever fingers into the digital matrix and directly interface with mass global culture at speed of collective artistic thought

– In some small way I might already be doing that right now -‘hyper advanced postmodern theory-fiction’ evolving consciousness realtime (kinda)

– I just want someone – anyone – to think I’m ‘really on to something’ – whose clever enough to ask questions

Nobody around here ever asks me any questions; my intense sadness over not feeling needed or admired for strange thoughts in and channelled via this brain makes my silent sadness an existentially weighty burden I could do without

– Note: a couple of £ doesn’t buy a lot nowadays; I’d probably just spend most of it on sophisticated shameless self advertising and promotion for even more serious startup capital, in order to perform some truly hardcore ‘Big Science’ RND

*mild listless, uselessly wistful sigh*

Does The Sky Exist

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Does The Sky Exist

Wow, good question

EDT: Existential Depression Test

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EDT (Existential Depression Test) Results

To consider existential depression test results

Social Media Message Wall

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Social Media Message Wall

A modern media collage

Your Answer To Solving Media

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Your Answer To Solving Media

In which your answer to solving modern media.. sounds like Double Dutch

Reference Link

  1. English University Life

// how to play big science