ART, GRAPHIC DESIGN, LITERATURE

Television and Mass Media: An Inner Colonialism

Television, controlled by the state and big business, allowed for a new type of colonialism, an inner colonialism whereby the population was duped and controlled, not with weapons but with a glossy, false picture of the world.

Tony Godfrey, in Conceptual Art (Phaidon, 2006), referring to mass media of the late 60’s and reactions of the Situationists

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ART, LITERATURE

Imagine Meandering

The Situationists were trying to create a new urbanism where people could be free, not ideological slaves. An individual’s passage would not be a rush from home to work and back, but a meander, or adventure, through the city, open to all possibilities – in the Situationist term, a dérive.

Tony Godfrey, Conceptual Art, Phaidon 1998

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