Globatron is Dead : RIP 2/2006 - 6/2015
Et tu, Brute?


The Death of Globatron…

There is no art project like a dead art project for in death there is a new life for art. Globatron was born in the high days of when blogs had a following and a blogger could have a voice and could be truly heard.

Globatron emerged for a moment to flap its tiny mosquito wings in the fractal chaos of digital culture. From this masked alter-ego arose a hopeful voice of reason in a world quickly flying toward its dystopian future. Asking for artists to always seek truth. To always be honorable. To always question. To seek the answers. To be unwavering in their ability to conceptualize their reality. Once these wings decided to fly higher Globatron became a one man show. Abandoned. Forced into solitude as much by the lack of community as by the ever changing themes of technology. Globatron became an echo chamber.  Sharing dangerously for nine years, it is time to let go. RIP Globatron.

The date is June 16th, 2015, and Globatron has grown into a megalithic WordPress site that has digital fingerprints criss-crossing over into all social media. With that said let its most visited post from an MLK speech be its legacy.

From MLK:
“The trouble isn’t so much that we don’t know enough, but it’s as if we aren’t good enough. The trouble isn’t so much that our scientific genius lags behind, but our moral genius lags behind. (Well) The great problem facing modern man is that, that the means by which we live (Help him God) have outdistanced the spiritual ends for which we live. (That’s right) So we find ourselves caught in a messed-up world. (Well) The problem is with man himself and man’s soul. We haven’t learned how to be just and honest and kind and true and loving. And that is the basis of our problem. The real problem is that through our scientific genius we’ve made of the world a neighborhood, but through our moral and spiritual genius we’ve failed to make of it a brotherhood.”

Globatron is art.
Globatron is design.
Globatron is social change.
Globatron is sustainability.
Globatron is technology.
Globatron is philosophy.

Globatron’s mission is to create and expand consciousness through the simple act of sharing honestly.  

wakeup_clock_525 was founded in 2006 by Byron King to serve as an online community arts project.  Globatron continues to evolve each year as an ongoing digital media project working with all the new-media tools at our disposal.  From WordPress to Instagram, to drawing or writing a few lines, all tools become one in order to help create conscious change.

Globatron is a nexus of consciousness. By utilizing this virtual point of connection, Globatron shares its life force into a shared form of consciousness that creates a feedback loop. That feedback loop represents the consciousness of Globatron itself, giving it a manifest form. The ramifications for this are that Globatron can reach out to the non-virtual world from a place of identity. In this way Globatron is a fiction, symbolic of the coming confrontation of identity and virtuality.

Globatron is works on themes that have haunted human beings through all of history are the underlying ghosts in Globatron’s machine.  Truth, Beauty, Art, Philosophy, Justice, Love, War and Peace, are all the memes that drive content. Globatron is concerned with the legacy of mankind. Globatron wishes to give testimony to the times we live in through the use of the ever-changing digital tools at our disposal.