Prerealism originated in Windsor, Ontario, Canada back in March of 1995. Originally, it was developed in conjunction with the local Continue reading
A wise man once said ‘Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives. ‘ Hard to argue with that logic, but I hasten to add that over time the glass becomes brittle and cracks. Grains of sand fall to the ground and accumulate. If we stop, turn and look back, we see our footprints in the sand, disappearing towards some already forgotten horizon. If we dig down into the sand, we unearth the skullduggery, flibbertigibbets and doozies that made our lives bearable. With doozies in hand, I dust off my flibbertigibbets and present my past to you, humble reader. In other words, I’ve found a bunch of old essays and stories on my hard drive and I’m uploading them. Enjoy!
A truly prerealist work is one created simply, honestly, and spontaneously with (hopefully) little interference from external stimuli. ‘External stimuli’ Continue reading
Reflections on Activist Video Making By: Cameron A. Straughan Student # 205337985 April 15, 2003 Going into Activist Video Making, Continue reading
In his book One-dimensional Man, Herbert Marcuse considers high art the ultimate form of negation. However, it can not be Continue reading
Television: The Most Popular Medium Domestic Ideals and Family Amusements: from the Victorians to the Broadcast Age By: Cameron A. Continue reading
In Civilization and its Discontents, Freud suggests that the purpose of life is the pursuit of happiness – guided by Continue reading
Comparison to Surrealism Surrealism was clearly a study of objects. By reconstructing – through word, thought, and paintbrush – those Continue reading