The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby hoi.polloi on Wed Dec 29, 2010 5:24 am

I have been told that Hawaii was the one significant state to not have Japanese internment camps after the "surprise" of the Pearl Harbor attack. Hmmm. B)
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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby fbenario on Thu Dec 30, 2010 2:39 am

hoi.polloi wrote:I have been told that Hawaii was the one significant state to not have Japanese internment camps after the "surprise" of the Pearl Harbor attack. Hmmm. B)

I don't think there were any Japanese internment camps east of the Mississippi River, so I don't know what to make of that.
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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby MartinL on Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:33 pm

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Some genius supposedly put this on a wall in Rome ;)
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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby reel.deal on Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:05 am

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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby hoi.polloi on Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:56 am

fbenario wrote:
hoi.polloi wrote:I have been told that Hawaii was the one significant state to not have Japanese internment camps after the "surprise" of the Pearl Harbor attack. Hmmm. B)

I don't think there were any Japanese internment camps east of the Mississippi River, so I don't know what to make of that.


Interesting. Although I heard this from someone who lived through World War II in the United States, they aren't exactly the most informed person about everything. I may try to get more details about why they believe this.
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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby reel.deal on Fri Dec 31, 2010 4:10 pm

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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby Maat on Sat Jan 01, 2011 3:07 am

I thought this fit the bill with perfect irony, death of a childhood fantasy by cartoon fakery:

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The artist's comment note:
tom December 20, 2010 3:08 am
If anyone can recommend a good charity for the victims of 9/11 let me know and I’ll post a banner to it under the sketch.
I hope nobody finds this too offensive
http://maneggs.com/2010/12/20/merry-xmas/

Think we should enlighten him that there is no "good charity for victims of 9/11" & why? :D

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Simon, thanks for the Dali inspiration, I love his stuff...burning giraffes, melting clocks etc. Some great ideas can percolate on that theme I'm sure B)
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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby SmokingGunII on Sat Jan 01, 2011 6:16 pm

My modest entries.....


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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby reel.deal on Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:40 pm

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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby hoi.polloi on Sun Jan 09, 2011 4:29 pm

Thanks for joining, SG. I like your money-plane. Clever idea. And the video from reel.deal - clear thinking - ha! And the cartoons from you and Maat.

Hooray - cartoons. That's what 9/11 was after all - a giant, trillion dollar cartoon. This is not entirely 9/11 related, but it shows that the past was concerned with similar issues. Some classics from Carrey Orr - turn of the (previous) century cartoonist.

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http://library.syr.edu/digital/exhibits ... s/orr2.htm

Here's one from Paul Conrad.

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http://library.syr.edu/digital/exhibits ... conrad.htm
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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby reel.deal on Sun Jan 16, 2011 6:10 pm

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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby simonshack on Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:33 pm

Introducing a great artist I hold in the highest esteem - my very good friend Giacomo (aka our forum member Alef). Giacomo is a graphic designer with the quirkiest sense of humor - and also runs a rooftop bed-&-breakfast overlooking the breathtaking bay of Naples with a bird's view of Capri in the distance - enough to gather all the artistic inspiration in the world, you might say... He's also the author of the most avant-gardistic shortfilm on 9/11 ever produced, "2001 Odissea sull Terra" ("2001, an Earth Odyssey") which is linked on the septemberclues.info website. In fact, one memorable evening we screened Giaco's hilarious, 20-minute masterpiece to a full house in a cool Naples joint - followed up by my own September Clues. So without further ado, here are some of his works which, with his kind permission, I have captioned with simple titles:

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AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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SWISS NAIF
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LET'S ROLL
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TAPE COMMANDS
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FOUND IN SHANKSVILLE
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THE SUSPECTS
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SILVERSTEIN DOME PROJECT
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AAnd last - but not least...
ZOZZY BIN - LADEN
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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby reel.deal on Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:02 am

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Re: The Age of Media Fakery: Art Corner

Unread postby simonshack on Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:46 pm

I thought this artwork from our member Extremophile deserved its place in the art corner...

"Russian President Medvevev in a moment of discomfort"
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