a group created for submitting/archiving images for my new online writing project that recounts the life of a gay man who dies of AIDS at the height of the epidemic who may or may not be a saint.
I write the text, you respond to it with images (video, photo accepted.)
The finished novel will consist of fragment of memory (text, sound, image) that will be presented in a free, interactive format on the web. As the novel is non-linear, images need not be illustrative. Chosen images will be used under a creative commons, attribution, non-derivative, non-commercial license.
QUESTION: What is Revolution Nostalgia Disco Theater? REVOLUTION NOSTALGIA DISCO THEATER IS A MULTIFARIOUS ENTERPRISE FOR non-violently DEFINING, CREATING AND ANIMATING THE WORLD IN THE IMAGE OF THE NEW HUMAN. WE look to THE PAST FOR OUR CODES. WE OPERATE IN THE PRESENT TO PERTURB THE COMMON LANGUAGE. OUR PRIMARY METHODS ARE SEDUCTION, APORIA, and HUMOR.
The site employs a Futurist/Dada aesthetic that privileges “found” media objects, readymade open source code and thought experiments over technological wizardry. As readers discover Mayakovsky’s page-turning biography (prison at age 15, a lifelong affair with his editor’s wife, fame, revolution, suicide, and posthumous resurrection by Joseph Stalin), they also explore their own fears and fantasies about the uncertain future.