Nearby, there’s a QR code graffiti stencil set that produces the effect of 19th Century hobo glyphs, and a glass display holding the likenesses of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney as a set of 3D-printed dildos.Co-founder Evan Roth sees the humor as a means of inclusive activism, a way of engaging with urgent themes and ideas — free speech, open source technology, and the like — that expands the conversations beyond the art and tech circles where they normally occur.What makes this different from our other features is that this free video chat feature lets you enter specific chat rooms."That wasn’t a provocation, it was honestly an accident," Roth reassured us. I think that’s really what hacking has to offer." F.
"Release early, often, and with rap music” is the motto of the Free Art & Technology Lab, aka F. T., an internet-based collective of culture-jamming jokesters that has been mashing memes, art, and activism online since 2007.
And it does a pretty decent job describing what they do. GOLD is a kind of graffiti art carnival that only the internet could produce: costume shop gold chains are adorned with i Phone bling, a wall is plastered with the digitally battered-and-bruised face of Mark Zuckerberg, and a seated dummy is covered in yarn stretched from its head to the recognizable outline of a laptop computer. Lab has become known for: contemporary art tempered with the raw viral power of an internet meme.