Archive for September, 2009

Ich don’t think so, or different viewpoints on Wikipedia entries

This post also appears on the Masters of Media blog, as part of an assignment for the course New Media Theories.

Although the homepage of Wikipedia invites one to participate in the growth process of Wikipedia, this notion is being prevented by different thresholds. For instance there is the threshold of the technical; as easy as it is to click the edit tab, it is not as easy to conform to the Wikipedia code. In order to create a nice looking post on Wikipedia one needs to practice with a variety of code and conformations.

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Kanyegate

Ok, too much has been said about Kanyegate, time to move on. Although Bill Maher had the best explanation why people at this moment in time react so heavily. “According to cracker nation, West didn’t take the white girls vma he took her virginity!” Watch theĀ  Real Time with Bill Maher episode of friday 18 september. I laughed out real loud. Till then entertain yourself with this:

I'm gonna let you finish

Book review of The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader

This post also appears on the Masters of Media blog, as part of an assignment for the course New Media Theories.

Art comes in a lot of different divisions. Mostly related to a culture, often a critique of an era. The fact that this reader focuses on culture is immediately noticeable from the title. Carrying “Aotearoa” in the title, which is the Maori word for New Zealand, defines a work like The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader as a true culture based derivative.

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Murakami

One of my favorite Japanese artists, Takashi Murakami, exhibits @ Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin

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The Mickey Tee

Gary Warnett of Crooked Tongues writes a very interesting piece about the Mickey tee, do read.

http://tinyurl.com/m748hd

Mickey Mouse as portrayed by Roen

Mickey Mouse as portrayed by Roen