ZTOHOVEN and Baudrillard; power and the real
A group of Czech artists who inserted a nuclear explosion into a national weather broadcast have been told by a prosecutor they could be sent to jail.\n\nhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7171374.stm\n\n\n\nStatement made by art group ZTOHOVEN \n\nWe are neither a terrorist organization nor a political group, our aim is not to intimidate the society or manipulate it, which is something we witness on daily basis both in real world and in the world created by the media. \nWhether the reasons are political interests, market interests, financial interests or interests of supranational companies – we meet hidden manipulation and attempt to invade the subconscious mind of citizens with specific products or ideology, using all available means. We do not think that a subtle distortion of such system or an appeal to pure common sense of people and their ability to remain unaffected are harmful, not even in a democratic society. That is why, several years ago, the art group "Ztohoven" penetrated the pub
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