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

Dr. Johnson’s Patented Blonde Tory Snake Oil (Painting)

RND/ To consider two conceptually linked virtual 'Lockdown Art' paintings: Ideal / Idealized cost for concept such as these: £4M – enough to leave backwater island UKania forever - contact Robert What today for details --- Example Reference Links New Statesmen:  Why we need to go beyond "incompetence" to explain the UK's Covid-19 failures Irish … Continue reading Dr. Johnson’s Patented Blonde Tory Snake Oil (Painting)

Cyberpunk Is Dead: A Critique

RND/ To consider or imagine Cyberpunk as (/un)dead. R.I.P. That Cyberpunk might even be far better that way. A satirical critique, and study of possible near-future potentials / alternatives. Warning: contains problematic Trans representation. Right off the bat: questioning the mere notion that Cyberpunk really amounts to anything less than a naked, celebration of Global … Continue reading Cyberpunk Is Dead: A Critique

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

Eisenhower Approved: “Beginning Science” Children’s Book Parody

RND/ To consider "Beginning Science" - a children's book, native, romantic and sexist, officially approved by the Eisenhower's Military-Industrial-Scientific-Complex. The prospect of domination of the nation’s scholars by Federal employment, project allocations, and the power of money is ever present and is gravely to be regarded. Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, … Continue reading Eisenhower Approved: “Beginning Science” Children’s Book Parody

The Last Of Us Part II: Ellie, Sociopathic White Serial Killer Edition Funko Pop

RND/ To envisage a plastic parody figurine of the psychotic white serial killer character "Ellie", from post-apocalypse simulator The Last Of Us I & II. The Last Of Us Part II can be very disturbing. Enemies feel lifelike as you stab them in the throat, and watch the lights slowly drain from their eyes. Blood … Continue reading The Last Of Us Part II: Ellie, Sociopathic White Serial Killer Edition Funko Pop

BLM Conceptual Painting: President Trump Church Bible Photo Op

RND/ A conceptual painting for Black Lives Matter charities: Resident Evil: Trump poses outside a church with a fucking b1ble. Elvis save us from this batshit ass clown. 4070x2390 .jpg (Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images) Price for such a concept: $10k to a #BLM charity --- Links BLACK LIVES MATTER NAACP Legal Defense and Educational … Continue reading BLM Conceptual Painting: President Trump Church Bible Photo Op

Slavoj Žižek’s “Sex And The Failed Absolute” as Absolute Unsexy (Academic) Failure

RND// To consider Slavoj Žižek's Sex And The Failed Absolute (Bloomsbury Academic 2020) near the top of anyone's shortlist for the biggest stinking load of old academic charlatan obscurantist bollocks ever pinched off by a major publisher. While not entirely without merit - there are at least a couple of easily understandable, well thought out … Continue reading Slavoj Žižek’s “Sex And The Failed Absolute” as Absolute Unsexy (Academic) Failure