Ken Goldsmith on 21st Century Aesthetics
Displacement is modernism for the twenty-first century, a child of montage, psychogeography, and the objet trouvé. Unlike much modernism, displacement doesn’t move toward disjunction; it trucks in wholes. Schooled in Photoshop and reared in cut-and-paste, the world is now our desktop.
Displacement is the New Translation, by Kenneth Goldsmith