As beautiful as the chance meeting on a dissecting-table of a sewing-machine and an umbrella! – Comte de Lautreamont
Détournement is the artistic practice of sampling and remixing messages from the mass media and subverting or “détourning” their predetermined meanings so that new, antithetical messages can emerge and divert the package of [...]Continue Reading →
The remixthebook.com website is the online hub for the digital remixes of many of the theories generated in the print book and features the work of artists, creative writers and scholars for whom the practice and theory of remix art is central to their research interests.
remixthebook author Mark Amerika, along with co-curator and artist [...]Continue Reading →
What better way to introduce Mark Amerika’s remixthebook than to remix it? Here is a short-play version of Mark Amerika’s introduction to the print version of remixthebook published by the University of Minnesota Press:
This is not a book per se. Think of it more as a hybridized publication and performance art project [...]Continue Reading →
The information included in The Course section is modeled after Mark Amerika’s popular “Remix Culture” seminar as well as his international workshops in practice-based forms of remix theory. The premise of both the “Remix Culture” seminar and the hands-on remix workshops is that given the all-consuming infiltration of network and mobile media communications in [...]Continue Reading →