Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Remixing to create a version of an existing work
No, it's not Borges and Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote. Finally, Barack Obama Covers Call Me Maybe. Gawker says: "Nineteen-year-old Fadi Saleh, who goes by 'Barackdubs' on YouTube, partnered with MTV Act to create this masterful dub." Sometimes, performance can itself be commentary.