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FrankJavCee lives in East Los Angeles. He makes music, and writes stories, and creates stuff. He uploads video diaries on YouTube of micro-genres and of his slow descent into creative madness.

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4 responses to “Mermaids Are not Seapunk”

  1. […] connects it to the technocratic and corporate spaces of late capitalism (see article on vaporwave here). Artists like YEN TECH and Gatekeeper make highly skilled pastiches of almost aggressively […]

  2. […] Short of adding replicant goldfish to your pond, there’s still lots you can do to give your garden that weirdly attractive dystopian sheen: giant, fascistic hand statues cupping exquisitely carved spherical bushes hint at The Tyrell Corporation’s lust for creating life. Bold, soft-edged geometrics echo Villeneuve’s brutalist aspirations. And of course, there’s a holographic Greek statue to reassure vaporwave fans that this gardener has indeed been to the Floral Shoppe. […]

  3. […] Short of adding replicant goldfish to your pond, there’s still lots you can do to give your garden that weirdly attractive dystopian sheen: giant, fascistic hand statues cupping exquisitely carved spherical bushes hint at The Tyrell Corporation’s lust for creating life. Bold, soft-edged geometrics echo Villeneuve’s brutalist aspirations. And of course, there’s a holographic Greek statue to reassure vaporwave fans that this gardener has indeed been to the Floral Shoppe. […]

  4. […] post-digital video pieces. Although it replicates some of the recent VHS tape-jamming techniques of vaporwave, its critical spirit is in line with the 1970s views of these works. Nevertheless, «Nunca […]