Hollow Weening – For the Love of the Game

Posted by on Oct 30, 2009 in Akbar Lightning, The Chicken Wire, Truth

Dear Citizens, in an effort to respond to the garishness and offensiveness of Damien Hirst’s work For the Love of God, a platinum human skull covered in 26 million dollars worth of diamonds, selling for 100 million dollars, Globatron is releasing this limited edition of 5 glitter covered skulls, bought for a dollar a piece, […]


Posted by on Jul 1, 2009 in Choken Word, The Chicken Wire

Vigicant eat academic black out.  Who sneak in and delete data without a shout out.  Costing me money and heartache… hiding behind their state degrees.  Itching their seemingly educated flees. Sick with their lack of values in a world filled with value plastics. I need to play the game. Keep my mouth shut and […]

The Chicken Wire finds an informant – Many thanks to Karen Atkinson

Posted by on May 21, 2009 in The Chicken Wire

Hello Globatron citizens.  I am happy to announce that we have received our first official completed survey from our Welcome Mat/Chicken Wire project.  Karen Atkinson, a CalArts Faculty member, wrote a set of beautiful, provocative, and convincing answers to our survey.  She is obviously a person who lives very thoughtfully and consciously and represents exactly […]


Posted by on May 8, 2009 in The Chicken Wire

if artists cannot be free to speak their mind, then we are in dire shape. the academy was built as a safe haven for free-thinking, not as a factory, a machine demanding obedience and labor. but that is what it has become. we are all being absorbed by a machine consciousness. every time we are […]

News from the Front – Akbar and Globatron to resume search for art’s laws.

Dear Globatron, In a recent interview I asked Byron King, founder of Globatron, how he felt about all the hateful emails he had received as a result of this Chicken Wire project.  He responded, “Vikings didn’t sit around and cry because someone didn’t like them.”  And I was not surprised when he explained later in […]

Welcome Mat #2

Posted by on Apr 20, 2009 in The Chicken Wire

We would like to welcome the faculty of the following six schools whom we invited to participate in the art survey (click here). Yale University California Institute of the Arts Maryland Institute College of Art University of Alaska – Fairbanks University of New Orleans William Patterson University of New Jersey These 6 schools were chosen […]

Terror attack on Globatron!

Today, in an act of blind cowardice, former contributors James Greene and Mark Creegan logged in and deleted years of content containing his name and the name of Valuistics.  This act makes clear that when a few artists speak openly about art and its relationship with society, in an open and challenging way, those whose […]

The Chicken Wire – Season One

Posted by on Apr 5, 2009 in The Chicken Wire

Welcome to The Chicken Wire, Globatron’s first digital exploration of the relationship between art, truth, academia, freedom and everything else that gets wrapped up with it. We start our season with direct engagement with universities and their art professors, looking for feedback on art’s purpose and properties. As we provoke them concerning their complicity in […]

Welcome Mat #1

Posted by on Apr 3, 2009 in The Chicken Wire

The Welcome Mat is part of an investigative report that Father Mapple Moab Adzu III is conducting. He sent this letter to this university whom we had contact with recently and invited them to discuss a variety of topics. What you will find in this post is a comment thread that represents the feedback from […]