"I loved painting and sculpting, but realized how difficult it was for a young artist to be taken seriously by the art establishment."
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After years of people sitting on their butts in front one screen or another, looking at or reading about other people's lives and events, a multi-national corporation connected to a global political party manipulates everyone into believing that information derived this way is unhealthy.
Any deviation is looked upon as a perversion, is feared, and is usually a target of hatred and prejudice.
Any journalist worth his or her salt wouldn't trust me.
As a news story, I'm just a subject, not a person. My early performances were provocative, so I was stereotypically portrayed as a counter-cultural figure by the mainstream media.
But I learned first-hand how the news media operates by watching how they interpreted, changed, and misrepresented my intentions.
But I'm as susceptible as anyone else. At the same time, I'm highly skeptical.
But my favorite work is always my next piece.
Celebrations of anniversaries of disasters, such as nuclear power plant meltdowns or political assassinations, provide opportunities, as do holidays.
How the media interpreted (they got it wrong), editorialized (they condescended) and criticized (they attacked) these performances inspired me to actually use the media more directly, to make my point.
I created hoaxes. I confronted and challenged the majority opinion. I attacked, humiliated, and criticized the voice of the corporate mainstream media.