Visual Art and Education in an Era of Designer Capitalism: Deconstructing the Oral Eye (Education, Psychoanalysis, and Social Transformation)
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This book offers a unique perspective of art and its education in designer capitalism. It will contribute to the debate as to possibilities art and design hold for the future. It also questions the broad technologization of art that is taking place.
death, dreams, evil decadence, femmes fatales, perversity, occult, homoeroticism, and androgyny as a way to open up gay and lesbian participation. Symbolist art went one step further in exploring the unconscious Real, as well as forming an abject community that resisted 66 / visual art and education mainstream culture. In this sense, the Symbolists’ decadent art (another term for them was Decadents) is yet another political and ethical stance against industrial capitalism, which had reached
an artist’s own autobiographical imaginings. The specificity of these origins are lost as the event has already taken place or will take place. One arrives at the event at this level either too early or too late. Second, it is an artistic event in the sense that it exists in ‘real’ time. The artistic event ‘presents’ itself in actual chronological time, that is, as an interval of time. One arrives at the event ‘on time,’ so to speak. And, finally an event is also an encounter as experienced by
Organization (WTO), or false reports of Dow paying for a Union Carbide cleanup. The Yes Men have posed as spokespeople for the WTO, McDonald’s, Dow Chemical, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. One would think that these ‘pranks’ would be shut down, but the two leading Yes Men (Jacque Servin and Igor Vamos, aka Andy Bichlbau and Mike Bonanno) + a woman struck at the Copenhagen Climate talks in December of 2009, proclaiming that Canada had revised its emission targets by 40
Museum by the Sociable Media Group from the MIT Media Lab uses sophisticated natural language processing and the Internet to create a data portrait of one’s aggregated online identity generated by a program that is “between serene and sinister.” “In short, Personas shows you how the Internet sees you” (personas.media.mit.edu). My personal ‘personas vector’ generated by the ‘data mining’ machine showed a lot of ‘blue,’ which indicated that my area of expertise was education as found on the
mega-coporations each trying to keep their new product information out of each other’s hands, makes an ironical joke about outdated technologies and chaos theory. One of the company’s CEOs is still using a fountain pen for more than just signing his name, writing page-long memos and inspirational speeches and maintaining that the slightest insignificant event may change the system of competition! Since the 1920s, there has been a steady devaluing of artistic worth embedded in the expressive