IOCOSE: Art, Authority and Culture Jamming

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When we started working as a group in 2006, we wanted to replicate the methods of those who inspired us: the Yes Men and the movement (mostly Eva and Franco Mattes, Vuk Cosik and Ubermorgen), as well as the culture jamming work featured in the magazine Adbusters. The movement was the reason for our initial interest in concepts such as authorship, fakes, and originality as they were emerging within digital culture. We were particularly fascinated by how these topics were somehow permeated by a political layer: the freedom to copy, modify, and circulate images and texts seemed to...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCulture Jamming : Activism and the Art of Cultural Resistance
EditorsM. De Laure, M. Fink
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherNYU Press
Publication date2017
ISBN (Print)9781479806201
Publication statusPublished - 2017