The slow cancellation of the future

Vaporwave as antipraxis

theo ploeg
10 min readMar 9, 2019

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Instead of subverting the system, vaporwave creates alternative realities that coexist with our current system. It undermines the commodification of nostalgia in an age of global capitalism, and it is infiltrating popular culture like a virus. Is vaporwave a way out?

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theo ploeg

cyborg. renegade design sociologist. veganarchist🌱. xeno for life. anticity #Heerlen linktr.ee/theoploeg