I was talking about two different subjects in two different paragraphs.
Since when have the terms 'new media' and 'avant-garde' been
patrick lichty <[log in to unmask]> wrote:Exactly. This is brilliant, and
One of the key uses, if not _the_ key use of taxonomical location is
I also believe in part is that once taxonomies begin to settle in, the
truly avant-garde begin to move on. And yes, I do believe that the
avant-garde still exists, and has not really waned much since its rise
at the fin de siecle. Its modality has merely changed.
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Classification is always a form of power!
Let's think about this instead.
It seems astonishing that this isn't being addressed in the many
attemtps to capture the media(um)/genre/ism.
Does it benefit the people on this list to fix its taxonomical
I would venture that it does.