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BKS2000H Final Paper Proposal Presentation: Gift Economy, Anarchy, Archives, and UbuWeb

Keywords #DigitalArchives, #InterfaceArchives, #AutonomousArchives, #GiftEconomy, #AvantGarde, #UbuWeb, #Publics, #EmergentPublics,  #Community, #Activism, #Anarchy UbuWeb  www.ubu.com “UbuWeb’s large, boundary-blurring archive of the avant-garde necessarily alters what is meant by avant-garde, a term saddled with the legacies of patriarchy, hegemony, imperialism, colonization, and militarization.…When you assemble a collection of the avant-garde, you run the…

Die, Colonialism, Die! 

 Abstract   This week, I would like us to discuss David Garneau’s and Clement Yeh’s Apology Dice. This artwork problematizes not only the notion of apology as it relates to the Truth and Conciliation project but the Truth and Reconciliation project as a whole. Because the Apology Dice refutes stagnation, requires…

An unauthorized digital version of David Garneau’s and Clement Yeh’s Apology Dice

Die 1 I am / We are / They are / I am / We are / They are     Die 2 so / fairly / really / not / somewhat / deeply   Die 3 sorry / sorry / sorry…

The Far-Right, New Terminology, and the Power of Absence (working title)

Thesis: HELP! I want to look into the ways social media has given the far-right the space to create new terminology while policing and censoring the left. This dynamic is the same in the 'real world' i.e. the non-digital world.  I suggest that the terminology created by the far-right is often…