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TEXT: CRITIQUE OF THE CREATIVE ECONOMY

Critique of the Creative Economy by Montana Gulbrand and Sam Malabre is an exercise in plagiarism. By cutting and pasting from different books, essays, and articles about torrenting, higher education, and capitalism, the artists are able to form a dialogue about the current state of the creative economy. After examining the costs of art education and the tools needed to participate in the creative economy, the artists create traction towards creating content exterior to the increasing dependency on monthly subscriptions Adobe Creative Cloud by providing information on how to acquire the software for free anonymously.