regarding piracy, industry, and standards of living

Here’s a sketch of a video I’m working on to intro a performance of/about piracy using a drum triggering system I’m developing for realtime audio/video piratical performance. I felt inspired to post this when I came across this article called Houses of Hip Hop Powerhouses. The article feature’s Lil Wayne, who’s in my video above. Check out [...]

Remix Class @SAIC

Next semester (Spring’11) I’ll be teaching an undergraduate seminar at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago entitled: Piratical Practices: Appropriation and Remix Culture in our Technological Times. If you’re an SAIC undergrad looking for English credits you should sign up =D  It will be held on Tuesdays  (6 – 9pm), registration code  is [...]

Yoani Sanchez on Wikileaks

“I remember the first mention of Julian Assange’s site in our official media was accompanied by a certain complicity on the part of the article writers, a hint of laughter anticipating the damage that the publication of these classified documents could cause the U.S. Government. But when the name of Cuba began to appear along [...]