There isn’t enough time and space here to provide a comprehensive list, but we have collected a few of the projects, ideas and writings that have inspired us. Find below a list of links and ideas and random stuff we like, based on the impact it had on our arts practice.
The tyranny of nodes: Towards a critique of social network theories
The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete
Big data, language and the death of the theorist (Wired UK)
PLOS ONE: Global Civil Unrest: Contagion, Self-Organization, and Prediction
The media utopia of the avant-garde. Franco Berardi
The Warrior, the Merchant and the Sage
Futurism and the reversal of the future
Stuff we recently wrote for the VCA’s Spectres of Evaluation forum in Melbourne
Sophie Hope – an amazing thinker on performative evaluation and negative value
When Art Becomes Critical Practice
Bansky doco about commercialization of street art
Charlie Brooker and Chris Morris fabulous satirical sit com, Nathan Barley
and anything really by these guys...
David Cerny - one of the most inspired sculptors working today
Mickey Quick – prankster and minor celebrity...
Format is a small Adelaide based DIY art community centred around zines, gigs, exhibitions and good times.
New Matilda is an independent (read: fresh, unique, compassionate) journalism website that covers Australian and International politics in media and culture.
Jiro Dreams of Sushi - Directed by David Gelb
The Inventions of Dr. Nakamatsu – a film by Kaspar Astrup Schroder
Hayao Miyazaki – Japanese director, animator, manga artist