I’ve always striven to make and place my work squarely between smart dumb and dumb dumb. BC IMNSHO smart dumb is too “smart” these days. I’m on to you, smart dumb. So like, I make smumb dumb art.
And yes, TED really, really misses the point. I spoke at a TEDx event some time ago, and as nice as the organizers and participants were, that whole format/culture has major problems.
Being Dumb is an essay by Kenneth Goldsmith, published today on The Awl. (via forwardretreat)