Conceptual Paintings re: Artistic Freedom In The Age Of Neoliberal Copyright Ideology

RND/ To consider eight conceptual paintings regarding artistic freedom in the age of neoliberal copyright ideology: 3356 x 2190 .jpg Wikipedia: Criticism of copyright Greanville Post: The Absurdity of Intellectual Property Monthly Review: The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Unsatisfactory Europa: DMCA and Fair Use In The Digital Arts // how to play big science

Jim Sterling’s Guilt Free Gaming Manifesto, 2020

RND/ To consider a popular 'guilt free gaming manifesto' as formally named in 2020 by The Mighty Jim Sterling: FUCKING GRAPHICS, MOTHER FUCKERRRRR! (POPULAR GAMING MANIFESTO 2020) "No think. Game good! Game good so no think about sad when fun good game is a big yes to play. Gameplay? Fun. Graphics? Yes. Politics? No politic. … Continue reading Jim Sterling’s Guilt Free Gaming Manifesto, 2020

A Clean, White Tomorrowland: Towards A Critique of Syd Mead

RND/ To consider the recent death of 'visual futurist' Syd Mead and the telling lack of critical analysis of his glossy art and style. In which its sinister underlying political ideology appears to mirror that of Disney's hyper-corporate Tomorrowland: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLCHg9mUBag In my premise [..] there were these enormous structures going up 2000, 3000 feet, and … Continue reading A Clean, White Tomorrowland: Towards A Critique of Syd Mead

Fuck Martin Parr: Photography and the Cultural Ideology of Englishness

RND/ To consider the philosophical-artistic statement "Fuck Martin Parr." 2639 x 3840 .jpg Artistic Statement Concerning The Feeling That Martin Parr Photography is in fact Cruel and Shit The following statement is for those searching the net for a handy, comprehensive statement about what exactly feels so hateful about Martin Parr's tyrannical photo-aesthetic and approach: … Continue reading Fuck Martin Parr: Photography and the Cultural Ideology of Englishness

The Capitalist Ideology Of Patreon

RND// To consider the ideology of Patreon, whose founding story (ie. 'something entirely made up') is neatly, mythologically presented as somehow remotely natural, clean, friendly and inherently benevolent: 3398 x 3195 .jpg, Patreon screenshot "It cost over $10,000 to make that video." - Poor old millionaire Jack Conte on 'not being paid for his art' … Continue reading The Capitalist Ideology Of Patreon

Watch Dogs Legion: Campaign For Real Cockneys vs. M.U.N.T

RND/ to consider the bizarre 'post Brexit' cultural politics of Watch Dogs: Legion, in terms of a "Campaign For Real Cockneys" vs M.U.N.T: In which people trying to live in the UK look at Watch Dogs: Legion, shake their heads slowly and wonder from what precise, oddly hyper-nationalistic cultural anus such utterly dreadful ideas spray … Continue reading Watch Dogs Legion: Campaign For Real Cockneys vs. M.U.N.T