Art At The Cusp: Manifest.AR

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By Stephen Persing, Big Red and Shiny

Composite image of Giant Robots are attacking the Capital, Mark Skwarek, 2013.

Composite image of Giant Robots are attacking the Capital, Mark Skwarek, 2013.

If you listen to certain voices you will be told that art is irrelevant; that it is not required to succeed in life; that there are better, more profitable things to do. If you are involved in any sociopolitical issue—which means you have a pulse—you know the lie of this alleged wisdom. Making a point requires conjuring images, visual and verbal. Any politician must be an artist; logic alone is not enough. Everyone who stands for something is a politician in this sense. An artist begins where listening to certain voices ends.

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One Response to “Art At The Cusp: Manifest.AR”

  1. Lily & Honglei (杨熙瑛, 李宏磊) Says:

    Reblogged this on Land of Illusion: Chinese Society & Culture in New Media Art 太虚幻境.

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