The Influencers 2005

Festival of media intervention and radical entertainment

With the participation of
Adbusters - Český sen - Dragan Zivadinov - Eddo Stern - Josh On - Marko Peljhan - The Yes Men
April 6th-8th, 2005 - Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona


Introduction to second edition

Taking over the codes used in art, politics or business, the Influencers play with your attention, provoke curiosity and appear ambiguously seductive. But by using strategies like cultural remix, camouflage and overidentification they are really generating a new kind of entertainment, politically incorrect and radical in its aims. They reappropriate cynicism and wrap it up in new contexts and mottoes. They take it to extremes, blow it up, and, finally, throw it back to the public.
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