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’ … Read more

Crowdfunding as a continuous (Drip) activity

RND/ On the notion that (crowdfunding) “Promotion should be a continuous activity”: That, like a tap leaking without end there should exist a permanent state of uninterrupted digital draining – a forever dehydrating, micro-transctional Drip feed using the wallets of backers / patients, forever hooked up to some great soulless post industrial art-machine sinkhole. To … Read more