Narrative Illiterates

HOW MODERN CULTURAL DICTATORS EXPLOIT COLLAGE COGNITION

And How Artists and Culture-Producers Are Thus Key to Countering Authoritarianism

Detail from Cut With the Kitchen Knife, Hannah Hoch (1889–1978)
“Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?”, 1956, Richard Hamilton
Detail from a Cognitive Process Study of the opening scene of “No Country For Old Men” (Joel and Ethan Coen 2007), conducted by the author
A Russian ground-to-air missile was fired at Malaysian Air MH17 in July 2014, via Twitter user @WowihaY

Up next: Part II — Notes on our Complicity

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Andrew Freiband

Andrew Freiband

Filmmaker, Teacher, Researcher, Founder and Director of the Artists Literacies Institute (artistsliteracies.org)