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Lenore Malen

LENORE MALEN is an artist and writer who uses the lens of history and humor to explore utopian longings and the sciences and technologies that inform them. She teaches in MFA Fine Arts at Parsons the New School for Design.

The Unconscious

The web is the unconscious mind of everyone alive today. It’s a networked intelligence and a hive, a living thing, and also a digital repository for 5,000 years of human history. We can safely say that most everything repressed and hidden lies in some corner of the Internet.

What is Art?

What is art? Useless, an empty signifier, but also the currency for global capital and high stakes gambling, of great value and interest to millions of people who wait patiently in extremely long lines, and completely irrelevant to countless others; not intimate, but spectacular, atomized, and digitized, also intimate, tactile, hand-held, close up.

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The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2020

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