Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drawing & Printmaking)
Can the body survive the subtle horrors of the 24-hour information production line? Pending obsolescence has endangered the body and fired reactionary impulses in every direction. As subjects transition from proletariat to cognitariat they are corralled into a state of self-exploitation and auto-exposure. Never are they allowed to leave the sphere of competition nor reach bodily stasis. The subjugated status of ‘welfare recipient’ given to those who can’t compete. Virtual imperialism has led to the colonisation of digital spaces by corporate entities. Tribal warfare between individualist colonies is encouraged and it acts as a lubricant, propelling Machinic Desires into every (w)hole. Radical potential lies in the overlooked bodies, who embrace barbaric friction and reject the hairless structures imposed on them.