[NetBehaviour] [spectre] post-doc grant programme (blocked postings)

{ brad brace } bbrace at eskimo.com
Sun Sep 14 14:54:47 CEST 2014

as time passes...

 that's the Trouble with History (and Art History): "actual
events" get embedded/obfuscated in orchestrated/received
vernacular ideologies... and then it eventually/perhaps
becomes awkward//uncomfortable to re-align/re-purpose any
common sense of linear Truth...


On Thu, 4 Sep 2014, { brad brace } wrote:

> If your received idea of "Art" is just an "empty wrapper"
> then surely applicable "aesthetic issues" and the
> institutions that foster them are equally vapid/dead. I
> agree that these art-institutional ponzi schemes cause a lot
> of grief for those who have subscribed too late.
> Fortunately, contemporary creative energies are now not so
> narrowly restricted/defined. Perhaps this and similar arts
> lists are the last place to seek consolidation but rather,
> merely to expose the graft/complicity and to point to
> vibrant propensities elsewhere.
> /:b
> On Thu, 4 Sep 2014, hello | florian kuhlmann wrote:
> > you may do whatever you want.
> >
> > but plz keep in mind.  art is just a bourgois fantasy (to
> > make nice guys with freaky ideas dizzy and horny). but
> > since we live in a post democratic world, where the
> > bourgois doesnt play any role, the concept of art is just
> > an empty wrapper. its a shiny, glimpsy jewel, full of
> > promises which will never be kept to anyone.
> >
> > most people - especially the guys&grrlz who want to be
> > artists so badly - are not willing to accept this.  they
> > still believe in a concept like your 'great unknown
> > artists under the evil and dump artworldradar' and! are
> > willing to sell cheeseburger at mc condalds for nothing at
> > the same time, to keep the bourgois dream alive. and while
> > these 99% get nothing accept beautifull depressions, very
> > few are getting all the value of the label called 'art'.
> >
> > if this your way, i am fine. but dont bother us with
> > concepts of aesthetic issues which are just dead in our
> > times.

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