Tag Archives: Art History

The Power and Failure of Art Under Oppression — A Story from Ancient Greece and Modern America

I want to tell you a story I first read in Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed. A story that stuck with me long after, and helped shape how I think about art and art’s role in liberation. It is … Continue reading

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Several Thousand Years of Reploid Aesthetics: An Ethnography of the Mega Man Universe

I’m really interested in fake realities, how we think about them, how they emerge, how we decide what is a “real” fake story and what isn’t. We’re the nerdiest species in evolutionary history, obsessively connecting things that were never necessarily … Continue reading

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Mongooses, Cockatrices, Magic Plants and the Evolution of a Story

Saddle up Sonny Jim, this is a long one.

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