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where all the art punks go

hum... esta página já tem alguns anos (2016).
E se procurasses alguma coisa mais recente ?

Na linha das explicações e da procura de revolucionários: dia 20 encerra a Exposição "SemConsenso — Banda Desenhada, Ilustração e Política" 20 mar 2016 com visita guiada pelo curador desta — tragam-nos o catálogo. Dito isso,

"where, he added, are the “authentic” revolutionary artists rattling the bars?" 16 mar 2016

Unsorted gibberish 'bout web and — urgh! — that "art" thing they keep goin' on about I'll be pickin' up for later tha dwell on.

On web/tech and tha new wayz:

In the age of “hypercapitalism”, the tentacles of the corporate world extend further into our lives than ever before. Even the words that were once used to signify creative rebellion – DIY, pop-up, grassroots, punk – have been co-opted, fetishised, used to sell coffee, flog old furniture and entice property buyers to up-and-coming areas.
in "Where have all the art punks gone?" 16 mar 2016
There is now a growing movement working fluidly with both physical objects and digital platforms such as social media websites, and creating work that reappropriates and even hijacks the corporate, tech and art worlds from the inside out.
in "Where have all the art punks gone?" 16 mar 2016
Some might be coders, others working on feature films or building apps. But what’s interesting is that people will bring the tools from their day jobs into their art. And that’s how new practices have emerged.
in "Where have all the art punks gone?" 16 mar 2016
A dozen artists examined their own seduction by mass media through everything from images to performances and a website. “For the older generation, this can all seem quite alienating”.
in "Where have all the art punks gone?" 16 mar 2016

And up & close now:

Artists are also using online platforms to explore something much more personal: questions of who we are online.
in "Where have all the art punks gone?" 16 mar 2016
The key role his work – and that of his contemporaries – can play is to force a disruption from the mindless clicking that defines most people’s digital experience: only then can we step back, re-evaluate, and regain control of our identities online.
in "Where have all the art punks gone?" 16 mar 2016
She created a persona on Instagram over a year, sharing everything from pole-dancing classes to breast enhancement and a nervous breakdown. She gained thousands of followers for her carefully documented life, but recently revealed it was entirely false. Her dedicated fanbase cried betrayal, while some art critics decried it as genius.
in "Where have all the art punks gone?" 16 mar 2016
The work made people into internet trolls without them even realising. People hated the character but would still follow, make comments and share with their friends. It then forced them to think about why they were enjoying the suffering of this girl they didn’t even know, using her as entertainment.
in "Where have all the art punks gone?" 16 mar 2016
This work is now being understood as something powerful – and even quite punk.
in "Where have all the art punks gone?" 16 mar 2016

Trivia: onde estávamos em 2002 quando o "chairman of the Institute of Contemporary Art" foi despedido por dizer que grande parte da "conceptual art" é "pretentious, self-indulgent craftless tat that I wouldn't accept even as a gift" 5 fev 2002? Teríamos feito um especial artsy-fartsy extravaganza nesse fim de semana.

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