Post-Internet Architectural Disillusionment - Spring 2018
A Situationist Sleepy Derive - Winter 2017
Chaos of a Double Life - Winter 2017
Bad Taste - Fall 2017
Architects, or The Voluntary Prisoners of Standardization -Fall 2017
Manifesto For The Image as Architecture - Fall 2017
American Cities in a State of Delirium - Fall 2017
A Modern Day Manifesto "Ornament and Crime" - Fall 2017
A Modern Manifesto for Readymade Art - Fall 2017
Chaos of a Double Life
We manage more than one “me”. Our digital persona is carefully curated and exaggerated, while behind closed doors there is chaos. The spectrum of human emotion is dense. Happiness, sadness, and anger only begin to scratch the surface, there is no longer a need to manage them, just fabricate them. Thoughts are constrained to 140 characters, connections are made through hashtags, and memories are not memories without the right filter. Everyone else, they are just pretending too.
Fake it, Photoshop it, google it, hashtag it…chaos chaos chaos….but the screen does not speak. Silent in your hands, but only for a second….like it, favorite it, comment on it….chaos chaos chaos. Fear of missing out? No. Fear of not posting it. Fear of being judged. Fear of our physical persona not living up digital….chaos chaos chaos. Battery is low, it is red, and now it is dead, chaos? Not anymore. Quiet and lonely. Scream, but who will hear you? Who will like it? Who will comment?
The only life worth living is a life online. Narrating your own story carefully behind the safety of your screen. Reality is the only realm for sad now. Avoid it at all cost. We are conceding to the digital world and declaring our independence from reality. No longer chaos, just life, a life finally in our control.