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May, 2018

Adam Zucker writes about Debora Hirsch’s series donotclickthru

Adam Zucker wrote about Debora Hirsch's ongoing series donotclickthru.

"Hirsch’s ongoing series donotclickthru is an interactive website featuring a series of traditional drawings that combine popular and imagined imagery with philosophical statements or media headlines that have been created by mass marketers as click-bait. The drawings are presented one-by-one and the viewer must click on the current image to move on to the next one, an existential activity that traps us in a surreal environment full of Internet ephemera. The series explores how clicking through random images presented often in the form of a meme or a thumbnail advertising sensationalized media articles is both exquisite and meaningless. Are we gathering significant information that will inform us of our place in the world or are we wasting our precious time scrolling through the endless content of the World Wide Web?"

All the text available at: https://theartsandeducation.wordpress.com/2018/05/14/living-in-a-digital-material-world/ 

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