Sunday, January 21, 2007
1996-04-10 Quiet, Please
A celebration of the work of the band Negativland and all who, like them, cut reality into snippets and then reassemble it was a new and amazing whole. This sort of work is called Media Ecology, where the artists harvest interesting media bits, chew them around and then spit them back out into things that I call revealing and even humorous. One is reminded of Burroughs, saying, "When you cut into the present, the future leaks out."
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