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On December 6, 2011 By

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 […]

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On December 8, 2010 By

The 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 […]

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The Book

On November 17, 2010 By

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 […]

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The Course

On November 16, 2010 By

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 […]

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remixthebook: a model of contemporary remixing and a groundbreaking reflection on digital media