Seeing Power

Notes

A fog of information and images has flooded the world: from advertising, television, radio and film to the information glut produced by the new economy. With the rise of social networking, contemporaries, peers and friends are all suddenly selling us the ultimate product: themselves. Thompson interrogates the implications of these developments for those dedicated to socially engaged art and activism.

Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).

Artist / Author Nato Thompson
Publisher Melville House Publishing
ISBN 978-1612190440
Reference P3135
Date 2016
Type Publication

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