While media abounds about NFTs revolutionizing the art world, this essay argues that NFTs can instead be understood in terms of Fredric Jameson’s concept of “cultural revolution.”1 In trying to create a decentralized and somewhat Utopian alternative to a specific nightmare induced by commodification, NFTs produce an imaginary space shaped by the structural features of […]
Author: Sarah Ganzel
Digital art’s online medium necessarily locates it on the same platform as mass media. However, by nature of its platform and technological format, digital art is also uniquely suited to exploring technicization.
Postmodernism has been defined by several features shared by artistic and theoretical works of the latter half of the twentieth century through the present, among them a leveling of cultural spheres, a disintegration of the distinction between “high” and “low” culture, and incredulity towards metanarratives.1 Though there is no singular definition that unites or applies […]