Interviews with Working Class Autodidacts Practicing in the Field of Media Art, and Activist Art Culture

For my PhD, I wrote a chapter dedicated to an autoethnographic methodology, called From Autodidact to Autoethnographer. My research explores a whole range of histories, subjects, artists, platforms, software, networks, critiques, and ideas, going back over twenty years, in relation to Furtherfield. However, two important themes have demanded attention throughout the study, and they both... Continue Reading →

Unlocking Proprietorial Art Systems interview: with Artists, Gretta Louw, Antonio Roberts & Annie Abrahams

The mainstream art world has been locked into its own proprietorial* systems for years, closing down possibilities for emancipation in the arts. It is clumsy and out of date. Cultural evolution and its expansion is stunted by a complex blend of: conservatism, colonialism, imperialism, conformity, and submission to market dominated directives, which unfortunately lead to... Continue Reading →

Reclaiming the Corporate Owned Self

The American born artist Jennifer Lyn Morone registered herself as a corporation in 2014, founding Jennifer Lyn Morone™ Inc. As the founder, CEO, owner, shareholder and product of her own company, she sells, leases, rents or invests her personal data for her own profit. She has commercialised her hormones and diamonds made from her hair,... Continue Reading →

The beginning

A small snippet (draft) from my personal statement - which is part of my PhD intro... When one is living on a council estate - bred within a culture which, as part of its everyday existence, issues forth a regular diet of violence in a myriad of forms, as well as a bad education system and... Continue Reading →

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