Curating tweets as art

by robinhardwick

The authors of the tweets in Working have none of these things. And this, despite the reluctance of critics to admit it, has been the joke all along. The premise is no more “what does it mean to be a creative person” than it was “you’re probably not working on your novel.” To paraphrase a recent remark by Eileen Myles, the premise is closer to “What if a lower- or middle-class person wanted to write a novel?”

Working On My Novel by Cory Arcangel [Bookforum]