…onality, and technical proficiency) are fundamental parts of the broader context of their practice. Even though Patrick does underline the affectation present in Cory’s practice, his clearly biased theorizing shows a failure of imagination in that he can not entertain the thought that what he views as deception and dishonesty is part of a larger pastiche of Arcangel’s put-on. In fact, one could argue that Arcangel’s put-on is one that is engaged in a discourse with precisely the kinds of single-minded techno-deterministic perspectives of engineering, hacking, and computer science applied in this criticism of Super Mario Clouds. Who else could do this but an artist with education in computer science and the arts?
…n with no Black people, American chattel slavery is the center of any & all Confederacy narratives. The artistic choice to attempt to decenter race from gender in a Confederate narrative is so disingenuous as to be willfully ignorant.