Monday, January 21, 2013
The long arm of Capitalism wears a gold watch. . .
Artist William E. Jones's video "The Fall of Communism As Seen in Gay Pornography (1998)" functions as a compilation video of sorts, of scenes ripped from gay porn produced in Eastern Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union. No single piece of art may sum up the hollow victory of Capitalism and its long march toward total global hegemony more than this depressing video. Dare I say it. . . ruins Bel Ami for me.
. . . For a few minutes at least. :-)
Watch the video in its entirely below: