Profs in the Pav – Autumn Series 2021
Celebrity and the Attention Economy: how popular culture can commodify an audience’s attention by Professor Ian Brown
Professor Ian Brown bases his presentation on a series of artworks he has produced as part of artists’ group Common Culture. This uses ready-made to engage audiences in a critical assessment of Celebrity culture and the attention economy where attention is the focus over anything meaningful or enriching. Warning: contains examples of internet celebrities focused solely on attention capital.