Parsons School of Design. Photography Department.
(sponsoring body)Patrick Taylor
I never looked at what most would conventionally call art until I was at least nineteen years old. I get more excited about good special effects and record covers than I do seeing a Mondrian. I got into art because of the impact possible in visual and interactive culture, not because of classes I took or visiting museums. I grew up in a time that was about media and information. Now I live in a time of media/information as entertainment. It makes me believe that the world has become more surface, more superficial than I had previously thought. It makes me question the reasons images are put in front of us; is it for ratings, dissemination, propaganda, or just as DeBord say's "The spectacle is capital accumulated to the point that it becomes images."
Patrick Taylor. Untitled Thesis Project.
May 2010. Parsons School of Design MFA Photography program theses; 2010 Theses. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 19 Aug 2019
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