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Good Morning Mr. Orwell Redux October 22, 2014 – Posted in: Art, Conceptual Art, Content, Installation

The satellite’s amplification of the freedom of the strong must be accompanied by the protection of the culture of the weak or by the creation of a diverse software skillfully bringing to life the qualitative differences in various cultures. – Nam June Paik, Art & Satellite (1984) On January 1, 1984 Nam June Paik celebrated the first day of the year that George Orwell predicted humans will finally be controlled by mass media by unveiling his…

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Shooting an Orwell Essay June 26, 2013 – Posted in: Content

“In order to hate imperialism you have got to be part of it.” – George Orwell What a better way to celebrate the 110th birthday of George Orwell than to kick off a campaign to fund a film version of Orwell’s seminal essay, Shooting an Elephant. With the permission of the Orwell Estate in hand Juan Pablo Rothie wants to bring the essay to the screen and has started a Kickstarter campaign to make it happen. First…

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