Digital culture through an Andy Warhol lens...tracing the trajectories of our contemporary times as embodied by Warhol. Part of a "Gretzky is Everywhere" exhibit at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, September 1st, 2017.
Bonnie StewartAssistant Professor of Online Pedagogy & Workplace Learning at University of Windsor
30. “Exposure and attention make a work famous - the
more you talk about it, the more attention it gets, the
more validity it achieves.”
- Andy Warhol
31. Web 2.0 was supposed to be democratizing
It hasn’t been.
It has created
32. instead, influence is primarily about visibility,
connections, & perceived clout
● how many followers
do you have?
● do your tweets get
● are your tweets
circulated by bigger
● what conversations
do you show up in?
49. “After I did the thing called “art” or whatever it’s called, I
went into business art. I wanted to be an
Art Businessman or a Business Artist. Being good in
Business is the most fascinating kind of art.”
- Andy Warhol, 1975
51. Web 2.0, the web of platforms,
personalization, clickbait, and
filter bubbles...exists by
extracting individuals’ data
surveillance, data mining,
tracking, and browser
fingerprinting and then
seeking new and “innovative”
ways to monetize that data.
- Chris Gilliard, 2017
...or being sold.