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Third World 2.0

For his "Contradictions" series, Italian artist Filippo Minelli is painting the names of various buzz-making web 2.0 properties onto structures and scenes in countries like Mali and Cambodia. He explains his rhetorical aims in a Wooster Collective interview: "...what i want to do by writing the names..


For his "Contradictions" series, Italian artist Filippo Minelli is painting the names of various buzz-making web 2.0 properties onto structures and scenes in countries like Mali and Cambodia. He explains his rhetorical aims in a Wooster Collective interview:"...what i want to do by writing the names of anything connected with the 2.0 life we are living in the slums of the third world is to point out the gap between the reality we still live in and the ephemeral world of technologies."Point taken. Here's the whole "Contradictions" gallery.(Via PSFK)
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