Monday, December 15, 2008

Subject at maisonneuve

Subject is an entre-genre love story based on Brecht's own FBI file (no. 100-18112) and Ruth Berlau's memoir, Living for Brecht. The story is set to some ideas about plagiarism and the collective method of writing, and asks the question:

Might subject be the missing link between socialism and plagiarism? If ownership is theft, then: intellectual property is breach of copyright? Or is it mind control? Might the collective unconscious be the Marxist ideal – a marvelous cloud which renders intellectual property moot?
Read the full bull here.

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