Social Art Tactics: links v.2
+----:...___ reuse, recycle, détourn___...:---+

[ Border Art | Subverting the Dominant | Situationists | Historical Avant-Garde | Media | Theater | and More ... ]

Interesting Unclassified New Links:

Monica Praba Pilar --"Environment affects life, life imitates art, art therefore must be life."
}---BIO: "... engaging in projects that evolve out of political, social, or personal events" using "...performance, installations, sculpture, audio, video, or, whatever means necessary that have yet to be invented."

International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction
--------{source: Ontological Museum of the International Post-Dogmatist Group
)---" This museum is dedicated to the study, collection and exhibition of collage, assemblage, construction and montage, etc as an approach to making art."
}---In addition to images, articles, e.g., Walter Benjamin's The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction


Border Art

L.E.'s XtraCredit-BorderArtLinks
\\___POCHO magazine
\\___Chicano Park
\\___ATZLAN University


Subverting the Dominant

)---"For nearly five years we have been funding acts of sabotage with activist or aesthetic aims ..."
}---an article pondering ®™ark

The Barbie Liberation Organization
}---Interview with the BLO---{source: BRILLO, No. 1
}---Joe Doesn't Sound Himself These Days---{source:Los Angeles Times, 12-30-1993
}---BLO audio and other artefacts ... order the video tape.
The Photospot Project overt work by "Media Artists Melinda Stone and Igor Vamos" for CLUI, The Center for Land Use Interpretation
}--- an article pondering CLUI

Together, can we defeat capitalism?---{source: ANDY COX
)--- The FAQ ---(pdf version; requires adobe acrobat

Joey Skaggs
)---"Skaggs is America's most notorious socio-political satirist, media activist, culture jammer, hoaxer, and dedicated proponent of independent thinking and media literacy."
)---"conceptual media performance"

Critical Art Ensemble
)---"Critical Art Ensemble is a collective of five artists of various specializations dedicated to exploring the intersections between art, technology, radical politics, and critical theory."
[___Useless Technology webArt
[___The Technology of Uselessness an essay---{source:

)---culture jamming

)--- "a new site dedicated to recycled culture."
[___Detrivores"A detrivore takes pre-existing materials, breaks them down, and uses them as building blocks to form something new."

Guerrilla Art Links

Idiosyntactix Culture Jammer's Encyclopedia

WIRED article on a $20,000 award "for the best act of creative subversion of any highly visible commercial product (mass-produced item, advertisement, television show, etc.)" in 1997

Subversion Home Page



The Situationist International archives---{host:
)----"original" anti-copywrited texts:
[___The Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord (1967)
[___Methods of Détournement (1956)
[___Formulary for a New Urbanism (1953)
[___On the Poverty of Student Life (1966)

The Situationist International ---{host: NOT BORED!
)---- texts and images from situationists and pre-situs. (late 1950s thru 1960s)
[___the détourned paintings of Asger Jorn
[___Lefebvre on the Situationists: An Interview )--- In an intriguing personal account of evolving situationism, an influential French intellectual recalls debauched collaborations and bizarre estrangement from Guy Debord. Includes the historico-philosophical development of "unitary urbanism" and the dérive.

Situationist International---{host: SPUNK

Situationnistes )---texts in the original French


The Lettrist International ---{host: NOT BORED!
)--- texts from a band of renegade utopian artist/intellectuals from the 1950s. Precursor of Situationists.

Lettrism---{host: Unpopular Index
[___Why Lettrism? Debord and Wolman (1955)

Lettrism---{source: Narrative Genealogy by Larry Wendt
)---Article situating the movement historically: where it came from (Dada, Surrealism, Futurism); what it led to (Situationists, Sex Pistols)


London Psychogeographic Association---{host: Unpopular Index
)--- Lettrism in the 1990s {post-pre-situ?}


Go "Beyond The SI" In Ten Simple Steps---{host: Against Sleep and Nightmare---( Some Definitions, e.g., détourn


Historical Avant-Garde

DaDa Online
)--- content="DaDa Online is a source of many different texts and links to artwork on the web from the Dadaism movement...."

dAdaIstiC ManIfestO!
)--- CLUB DADA Text: Tristan Tzara. Franz Jung. George Grosz. Marcel Janco. Richard Hulsenbeck. Gerhard Preiss. Raoul Hausmann. Baader. Others. (1918)

Dada---{source: Narrative Genealogy by Larry Wendt
)---Article situating the movement historically

!Surréalisme! The server.
)--- Surrealist games/techniques, and some textual ejaculate from the 1920s and -30s. (??)
[___Includes some background on, and texts from FUTURISM----{caution: this area may contain fascist tendencies---- do not embrace the machine without extreme caution

Surrealism A definition. }--Webmuseum.

Pataphysics Web !?!


Russian Avant-Garde Art - Avantgarde Movement in Russian Art.

)--- "an online exhibit presented by HOWARD SCHICKLER FINE ART"

Russian Futurism---{source: Narrative Genealogy by Larry Wendt
)--- Article situating the movement historically

Museum of Socialist Realist Art

other avant-garde

The Artist at Odds with Society: the historical roots of the artistic avant-garde.
Column by Heather A. Fraser

[___manifesto by Maciunas

5.Conceptualism: The Ideological Meaning of the Artistic Avant-Garde by Clemente Padin

__A FLUXUS IDEA__ by Ken Friedman (1995)
"The Twelve Fluxus Ideas are: Globalism; Unity of art and life; Intermedia; Experimentalism; Chance; Playfulness; Simplicity; Implicativeness; Exemplativism; Specificity; Presence in time; Musicality."

neoism-or: The United Akademgorod Data Cells of Neoism
[___semi-random MANIFESTO generator, a.k.a.: The 63 Phenomena of Monty Cantsin; The 71 Books of Monty Cantsin; The 103 Games of Monty Cantsin; The 68 Bodies of Neoism; ...
[___"THE BOOK OF NEOISM is a book chosen/invented by itself to refer to an international Neoist book of multiple sources and appearances. The title is fixed, the text isn't. ..."

Schisms in neoism "HISTORY BEGINS WHERE LIFE ENDS" ---{source: Andrew Russ
)---Art Strike! Art Strike!
)--- schism? ... what's new?

avant-garde links



Media WatchDog
)---"The emphasis is on critiquing the accuracy and exposing the biases of the mainstream media."
)---LINKS GALORE! to Media Criticism resources.

Institute for Propaganda Analysis
)---"The IPA is best-known for identifying the seven basic propaganda devices: Name-Calling, Glittering Generality, Transfer, Testimonial, Plain Folks, Card Stacking, and Band Wagon."

Paper Tiger Television
[___ Roar Table of Contents
[___ more Publications from Paper Tiger
{---DeeDee Halleck Interview---{source: BRILLO, No. 1

Artists Television Access
)---affordable media classes; local and other novel screenings; kool
[___ata history (---don't miss lise's story ...

Kondratieff Wave---{host: Banff Centre
)--- Web-native exposition with lots of great social art definitions!

[___Culture Jammer's Toolbox e.g. Billboard Liberation

FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting)
)---"... is the national media watch group that offers well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship."

exploding: cinema
)--- On the interpenetration of art and life through media.

Print Culture---{source: Narrative Genealogy by Larry Wendt

Hypertext Culture---{source: Narrative Genealogy by Larry Wendt



Augusto Boal [1970s +]
Theater of the Oppressed---{host: SPUNK
Augusto Boal
Boal TOC
Arena Theatre (Brazil)

Bertolt Brecht [1930s +/-]
Life of Galileo excerpt from the play
Alienation Effect---{source: Kondratieff Wave


and More ...

"The Guerrilla Girls are a group of women artists and arts professionals who make posters about discrimination."

Temporary Autonomous Zone Library
)--- Hakim Bey's Ontological Anarchy

[___Tom Tomorrow
[___The Chomsky Archive

BodyWorks---{host: History and Philosophy of Science at Stanford
[___"The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism," in Postmodernism: Or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism,by Frederic Jameson, [Durham; Duke University Press, 1992] pp 1-54.
[___"A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century," in Cyborgs, Simians, and Women, by Donna Haraway, pp 149-182.
)--- ... and more ...

Webster's World of Cultural Democracy


Social Art Tactics
is an experimental class in the Conceptual and Information Arts program at SFSU
This page came from Stephen Hartzog
May 8, 1998
suggestions, questions, comments,
additional sites, ... ?
... email 'em now to : s2 at nukes dot org