CONSUMING CONSUMERS

It’s not artificial intelligence that will spark a singularity, but artificial consumption. That’s the scenario here at Wild Caught Farms. Computers produce useful stuff. They are created by other computers. And they are… Continue reading

ROBOTS IN THE PENTHOUSE?

The image here is the illusion the corporate marketeers at the paradoxically named Wild Caught Farms wants you to see. They want you to identify with the naive and happy lad from a… Continue reading

HUNGRY GHOSTS AND JUDAS GOATS

A former co-worker died a couple days ago. He was let go, as was I, in the purges of ‘09-‘14. The paper we both worked for posted a nice obit. But I suspect… Continue reading

LIBERTAS ON THE BEACH

Here’s an updating – and politicizing – of the “Actaeon and Diana” myth. The composition is from a 1634 painting by Rembrandt. See it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Bathing_with_her_Nymphs_with_Actaeon_and_Callisto I’ve taken quite a few liberties with… Continue reading

MYTHOLOGICAL SCENE

This one is kinda hard to follow, sorry. Sort of a stream-of-consciousness thing, one image leading to another, a touch automatic imagining, but nothing subconscious, I think. Let me try to explain. In… Continue reading

THE GAME OF CASH

The metaphor of the chess game is a well worn one. Visualizations of it usually show the beginning of the game with all the pieces in play, but here I choose to show… Continue reading

MANICHEAN MEMORY MACHINE

Memory is a funny thing. Certain periods of your life are remembered as all good and others are recalled as all bad. In reminiscence, college years, for example, seem a golden age whereas… Continue reading

A COMMUNITY OF ONE

“He who is subjected to a field of visibility, and who knows it, assumes responsibility for the constraints of power […] he becomes the principle of his own subjection” – Michel Foucault, Discipline… Continue reading

PEACEABLE KINGDOM VENTURE PARK & ZOO

The Peaceful Kingdom is the title of 60 or so paintings illustrating Isaiah 11: 6-8 “The wolf will live with the lamb…” by preacher/artist Edward Hicks. They all show the various beasts hanging… Continue reading

BOX AMERICANA

Pax Americana? No, more like pox, pox Americana. Poxed in a box Americans. You say, per Lee Greenwood, “And I’m proud to be an American / Where at least I know I’m free”… Continue reading