If you enjoy obvious jokes about the way people interact with ubiquitous technological features, you’ll love sugarselfie.us, a new website that fights bad taste with worse: a “selfie generator” that places you, thanks to some low-fi techno-maneuvering, right there at the Kara Walker Domino Sugar Factory installation, alongside the boors amid the Blackamoors. “ITS [sic] LIKE YOU ARE REALLY THERE!!!!”
The dream of Warhol at its zenith — a neoliberal quagmire wherein appearance is always more important than agency. It’s a barely clever rejoinder to a banal phenomenon long since taken to its logical conclusion, but hey, give the people what they
Subscribe to the Hyperallergic email newsletter!