Author: Tristan Harris

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In October 2018, Banksy’s Girl with Balloon painting shredded itself after it was sold to a collector at an auction for $1.4 million dollars. Banksy, an anonymous artist most famous for his satirical graffiti, has long been a controversial figure i...

Banking on Banksy

In October 2018, Banksy’s Girl with Balloon painting shredded itself after it was sold to a collector at an auction for $1.4 million dollars. Banksy, an anonymous artist most famous for his satirical graffiti, has long been a controversial figure i...

In 1913, the Futurist painter Luigi Russolo wrote a manifesto encouraging readers to “walk across a great modern metropolis with ears more attentive than eyes.” In the early 20th century, Futurists heralded a new machine age powered by cars, indu...

Cacophonous Politics of Noise

In 1913, the Futurist painter Luigi Russolo wrote a manifesto encouraging readers to “walk across a great modern metropolis with ears more attentive than eyes.” In the early 20th century, Futurists heralded a new machine age powered by cars, indu...

In February 2017, Facebook changed its mission statement from “to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected” to “give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” Recent revelations...

Facebook Needs Critical Theory

In February 2017, Facebook changed its mission statement from “to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected” to “give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” Recent revelations...

In June 2016, President Obama designated the Stonewall Inn a national monument – the first such monument dedicated to the LGBTQ movement. While Stonewall is often remembered as the birthplace of the “gay rights” movement, the Stonewall Riots mo...

Politics are a Drag

In June 2016, President Obama designated the Stonewall Inn a national monument – the first such monument dedicated to the LGBTQ movement. While Stonewall is often remembered as the birthplace of the “gay rights” movement, the Stonewall Riots mo...

Since October of last year, all five boroughs of NYC have been taken-over with more than 300 works by beloved Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in a project called “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.” Anchoring the works is an installation of a large cage p...

Censoring of Chinese Art at Home and Abroad

Since October of last year, all five boroughs of NYC have been taken-over with more than 300 works by beloved Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in a project called “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.” Anchoring the works is an installation of a large cage p...