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  • 1. Dada
  • 2. Dada 1916-1924disrupting the institution of art
  • 3. Dynamism of Dog on a Leash |Giacomo Balla, 1912
  • 4. Nude Descending a Staircase | Marcel Duchamp | 1912
  • 5. LHOOQ | Marcel Duchamp | 1919
  • 6. Fountain | Marcel Duchamp | 1917
  • 7. 1960s Media ArtFluxus, the Situationists and the Society of the Spectacle
  • 8. George Maciunas
  • 9. John Cage
  • 10. Fluxus Manifesto
  • 11. Yoko Ono, “Cut Piece,” 1964
  • 12. Yoko Ono, Eyeblink, 1966
  • 13. (you can see all of these films on UbuWeb – www.ubu.com/film)
  • 14. The Situationists – Situationist International magazine, 1957 – informed by Dada and Surrealism – advocated the suppression of art– critique of capitalist society and division of producers and consumers – close to anarchists in disdain for bureaucracy and authoritarian structures
  • 15. Guy Debord
  • 16. Guy Debord – wrote “The Society of the Spectacle” in 1967 – life has been reduced to spectacle – we exist in a state of alienation– modern capitalist society is a society of consumption and meaningless drudgery – capitalist creation of “pseudo-needs” – solution? Reinvent life!
  • 17. Key terms: derivepsychogeography detournement
  • 18. dérive “In a dérive one or more persons during a certain perioddrop their relations, their work and leisure activities, and alltheir other usual motives for movement and action, and let themselves be drawn by the attractions of the terrain and the encounters they find there.” – the flow of acts and encounters
  • 19. psychogeography“They look at the city as a special instance of repressed desires.”
  • 20. detournement “Ultimately, any sign is susceptible to conversion into something else, even its opposite.” – re-routing events and images – An artistic technique in which works of art or massculture (comics, film, ads, etc.) are reworked or placed in new contexts to subvert their original meaning.