On the Creatively Mundane Artefacts of Digital Culture

That we live in an age in which anyone can contribute to the cultural compost heap is by now a fairly well-worn observation of a consequence of digital culture. Whether said compost heap represents a self-sustaining source of creative fertility fed by the collaborative efforts of increasingly multi-disciplinary networks, or an indiscriminate pile of decay, is down to you. I’m repeatedly tempted to see a weird, restless joy in it. I was struck…