TheoryofRemix

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“Remix […] informs the development of material reality dependant on the constant recyclability of material with the implementation of mechanical reproduction” (Navas 2012, p3). This section explores the theory and history underlying the technology, aesthetics, principles and discourse of remix as part of a visual practice.

Theory of Remix

Decontextualization vs Recontextualization

‘Fountain (after Marcel Duchamp)’ (1991) by Sherrie Levine

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Theory of Remix

Not quite a remix: re-edit, merry-go-round, scratching, extended remix, version, replay, reblogging, toasting

Found in 'Say Watt? Le Culte du Sound system' @ La Gaité Lyrique, Paris. August 2013

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Reading stuff

Theory of Remix

Theory of Re-mix: a reading list

After Magritte. La Clef des songes (The Interpretation of Dreams). Brussels, 1935

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Theory of Remix

Sample (verb)

In its most basic definition, to sample means to copy or cut and paste.

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Encyclopedia of —isms

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Remix

‘[CMD]+[c]’:, ‘[CMD]+[v]’: Everything is a Remix @ Vimeo

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