MFA Thesis – Excerpt 10

Are we doing anything about it?

“Alternatives to the profit motive that creates this environment already exist in the form of access to open source software and hardware. The open source movement is a step toward destroying racism which is a non-biological social construct based on discrimination and oppression. This project rests on the socially constructed nature of racial definitions which are largely absent in the imagined utopian society of Alatia. A secondary theme in the film is a reflection upon how easy it is to live in self-delusion.”

 

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