California scheming: Miranda July's Kajillionaire (Miranda July)
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In Miranda July's 2020 film Kajillionaire, Old Dolio's life is turned upside down when her criminal parents invite an outsider to join them in their scamming practices. She feels the need to detach from her hustling parents.
Full Motion Video (FMV) games, which were popular in the early and mid-nineties but then became outdated, are making a surprising comeback. The lack of interactivity the genre is often derided for is precisely its strength.
The hybrid artist is not only an artist that works interdisciplinary but uses notions from different fields to expand their practice as an artist to explore different creative roles in society and within the arts.
AI is used quite often in art production. But this technology can lead to philosophical problems. Is the artist still the author of his work, or does he has to share this authorship with AI? The ontology of art can shed light on this issue.
Ekphrastic poetry is poetry which is linked with an art piece and written in reaction to an illustration. The art and text generally work together in order to generate new meaning. James R. Eads' works are a good example of ekphrastic poetry.
Dark Side of the Moon (2002) is a French mockumentary which exposes the idea of the moon landing being filmed in a studio with the goal of invoking critical reflexivity to question the reliability of the presented discourse in media.