It's Not Plagiarism. In the Digital Age, It's...
towerofsleep: youmightfindyourself: By Kenneth Goldsmith for The Chronicle, Sept 11, 2011 In 1969 the conceptual artist Douglas Huebler wrote, “The world is full of objects, more or less interesting; I do not wish to add any more.” I’ve come to embrace Huebler’s idea, though it might be retooled as: “The world is full of texts, more or less interesting; I do not wish to add any more.” It...
Occupy Wall Street Is About to Get Bigger
From Gawker: “The Occupy Wall Street protesters — who the New York Times and other such venues had told me were too vague, too in need of glitzy PowerPoint presentations with concrete goals, too poorly dressed, too busy playing drums, too hypocritical because they used “computers” and other modern products, too middle-class, and in general too gross to sustain any interest for...
They’re very unfocused. It was difficult to figure out, exactly, what they were...– Wall Street ‘occupied’ The thing I find interesting about this comment is that, while I certainly don’t disagree with it, I wonder if it misses the point? Because, lord knows, there are people at the protest who are fighting for things I would never stand behind in a million years…but it seems like...