the olympic conspiracy

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    Bill Aitchison

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    video / experimental video

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The Olympic Conspiracy is a direct to camera monologue that ironically adopts the language of conspiracy theories linking the Olympics to the end of the world. The conspiratorial argument proceeds as a series of ‘false causalities’ that culminates in a doomsday prediction or fantasy that elaborates the culture of paranoia endemic to the ‘mega-events’ of today. The olympic conspiracy has provoked considerable comment online and this discourse, an integral part of the work, can be viewed here:

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