Just a general question I’ve been mulling over in the projects we’ve been looking at, as well as through my own art practice:

When do our projects successfully provide structural or cultural criticism and when do they fall into the trap of merely providing narrative or, worse, backhandedly perpetuating what they seek to deconstruct?

(a few examples: The Natural Selection Project from the reading, the Yes Men, and a recent art thesis idea I had to start a cosmic army/”activist”cult)

** applies particularly to performance/intervention and culture jamming- based project


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Documentarian; maker. Southern California.

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