Month: April 2006

More Hektor

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Posted in Generative Art


Imagine a horror film about an insane ventriloquist who believes that his possessed dummy is not in fact talking, and that he must speak for it.
Posted in Aesthetics


It's the business model for Web 2.0:GBBG - Get Bought By Google
Posted in Satire

Copyright Culture (Remixed)

Copyright Culture (Remixed) Who has the right to borrow, copy, cut, reproduce and remix what, under which circumstances and according to whom?Copyright, Culture (Remixed) is a series of volumes of short films that looks at the impact that increasingly restrictive copyright laws are having on fair use and the creation of culture.
Posted in Free Culture

Remixed Reading

Remix Reading is hosting a unique art exhibition in the Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock for the weekend of Friday 28th - Sunday 30th April, open from 10am-4pm.The exhibited artists won our competition that asked artists to remix either the town of Reading or existing works on the Remix Reading web site. Winning entries came…
Posted in Aesthetics, Free Culture

NEWSgrist – where spin is art: Artists’ Rights or Copyright Extremism? Miro Estate vs. Google

NEWSgrist - where spin is art: Artists' Rights or Copyright Extremism? Miro Estate vs. GoogleI meant to blog this but Joy does it better. Moral Rights seem a very important concept to reconcile with Stallmanian Freedom (or Fair Use), but Stallmanian Freedom (or Fair Use) is also a very important concept to reconcile with Moral…
Posted in Free Culture


Polite have done an excellent job printing postcards of "belgrade (for manik)", from the series "1969". Email me and I'll send you a few (rob at robmyers dot org). I -er- forgot to put the Creative Commons licence on the back but they are CC licenced. Really.
Posted in Free Culture, Projects

Slogan For A T-Shirt

A relational artist says that I'm with stupid
Posted in Aesthetics, Satire

Relational Aesthetics (The Institutional Theory + Suspension of Judgement – Radical Commitment) [via Rhizome RAW]

The trained seal of approval that is Relational Aesthetics (The Institutional Theory + Suspension Of Judgement - Radical Commitment) is unlikely to get its coat based on the chinstroking of Octoberistas. Pointing out that there is someone behind the curtain doesn't help. That someone still has social relations.Despite Bourriaud's protestatations, RA is deeply, achingly, embarrasingly…
Posted in Aesthetics

I, for one, welcome our new net.prick overlords. [Via Rhizome RAW]

There's a case to be made that the volume and duration of postings [by a mailer script that accidentally flooded the Rhizome RAW mailing list with spam] makes the work sculpture. That their transgression makes them interrogative of unexamined social norms, which gives them critical content and value. And that this has shocked the…
Posted in Aesthetics, Generative Art, Reviews, Satire