Edinburgh Festival time again, and there always has to be someone trying to be the most avant garde, shcking or just weird.
Apart form the fact that the whole idea seems to me to have a sort of adolescent 0aren’t I shocking?" feel about it, it is the part in bld that bothers me, I think. I mean, yes, internet messages are, I supose, essentialy public, but…all the same, that doesn’t seem good to me.
Is your title question rhetorical, or literal? In case you really want an answer, the answer is yes, it’s art, though whether it’s good art or bad art–or even effective art–is certainly open to very wide debate.