Tag Archive: commodification

HABITUS, HABITAT

“Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.” —Joni Mitchell, no date IT’S DIFFICULT coming up with an explanation for an image that feels like it says something—not just… Continue reading

AHUMANISM

Used to be the end of us was to be thus: Given, that we are valued only for what we do, then as our doing could be done more efficiently by machines, it… Continue reading

DECONSTRUCTING MOONSHINE

The powers-that-be find community in any form troublesome. Any time the hoi poloi (the many) assembles, it means less profit for the hoi oligoi, (the few) be that assembly to nix a pipeline… Continue reading

FIRST, DO NO HARM

It’s obvious how journalist are not like doctors. Journalists are not paid very much, doctors, among people who actually work, are very well compensated. Anyone can call themselves a journalist but doctors, by… Continue reading

THE POND BEHIND THE SAUSAGE FACTORY

Welcome to America, where we think we are free, but we really aren’t. We are fish in a pond, free to swim in circles or to stop swimming and “drown,” free to eat… Continue reading

INNUMERABLE POLEMICS

Meta-modernism is an art world neologism claiming to define a style/philosophy/epoch that’s neither Modern nor Postmodern. Its creators/definers (Timotheus Vermeulen and Robin van den Akker) consider Plato’s metaxy as its roots. However me-taxy… Continue reading

R. MUTT, ARGENT

In 1917 Marcel Duchamp said art is what an artist chooses it to be. He said that an art object doesn’t have to fit a culture’s criteria or even be created by the… Continue reading