This is the last piece in my three part series about Video Games and Art. After sitting down with Patricia Taxxon last week, discussing the topic of Games as Art, and in particular the late Roger Ebert's opinions on the subject I wanted to finally outline a social historical theory of Games and how they actually relate to Art.
Varoufakis' Techno-Feudalism On digital Fiefdom and Post-Capitalist Desire. I believe it was around a year ago that Yanis Varoufakis, the iconoclastic former finance minister of Greece, posited that we have moved “beyond capitalism” and into something worse. Now whether it’s techno- or neo-, comparisons between the present state and feudalism such as Bull’s neo-medievalism are hardly new.
a brief outline of the history of the villa
based on notes from a university course, all complains go directly to my professor and then likely, into the trash (: The Villa is a type of upper-class house or mansion with it’s origins in the 2nd Century B.C.E in the Roman Villa, a countryhouse generally reachable within 1 or 2 days from Rome. Though… Continue reading a brief outline of the history of the villa
Provenance and the Echoes of Fascism
An overview of Provenance Research and the case of the Special Commission Linz, Hitler's Plan for a European museum. This Article was initially published on the 24th of October 2020 for Leftyband.org PROVENANCE In the 2017 movie adaptation of Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, John Cassetti (Johnny Depp), a con artist, remarks to Hercule… Continue reading Provenance and the Echoes of Fascism