Promote living art, anti-art, promote non art reality to be
fullygrasped by all peoples, not only critics, dilettantes and professionals
fluxus manifesto, 1963 — meet tumblr internet, 2011
On the subject of the Internet’s meaning, its evolution, its use, its effects, and its relationship to past futurists’ visions of what was to come:
Consider the tumblrscape, at least as I saw it when the administrators categorised it with an Explore homepage rather than a Spotlight | Directory homepage.
A disorganised dynamo reflecting images (moving and still) and quotations. Some philosophical or “wise”, many just funny. It seems that “we” — or at least some tumblr’ers — have come to be what these radical artists hoped for half a century ago.
- some politics
- flood & tide
- non-bourgeoisie use it
- mixing the “intellectual” and non-
- not self-serious