Lots of modern media and art links from Crisis Century class last Thursday; so many that I almost suffered from Information Overload. Here’s a few:
Craig Baldwin: Spectres of the Spectrum. Amazing piece of docu-drama on media history, packaged as campy post-apocalyptic cut-and-paste science fiction movie. As psychic rebels Yogi and Boo Boo fight the dastardly plans of the New Electromagnetic Order, the viewer is taken on a strange romp through the history of modern media’s movers and shakers. Lots of interesting trivia and insight. Deserves a blog entry of its own in the near future.
The Wartime Project. Anti-war reflections and reactions by various net artists. (Note that I remain undecided on the Iraq War issue, and choose not to formulate any opinion on it as a political issue until I am more informed.)
Plus, a couple of exhibitions in Europe: