Enter Valerie Solanas,

the Founding Mother of SCUM
(the Society for Cutting Up Men).
Solanas is portrayed as emerging from
Antheil’s misogynism and Warhol’s mishandling
of Hedy–an Avenging Exorcist
and Rectifier 


In opposition to Corel, Solanas argues that men–not women–should be cut up and disposed of!




Many real world objects are structurally complex.

Corel favors here Franco Berardi’s critique of modern mash-up, smash-and-grab techniques: “the flows of speech, image, and sound perform like the activity of cutting and sewing, of dissembling and assembling to increasingly narrow scales

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 Image Capture–and Release!

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Ghost on the Keys

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I. Warhol’s Hedy: A Spliced Life

Ronald Tavel writes about the experience of having Andy Warhol transmogrify his script, Hedy, into a Factory production. He characterizes his script as “the celluloid saga with which I protested the taking of the actress into custody” (259). His “protest,” however,...

II. Warhol’s Hedy: Operational Failure

Scene 1 The Operating Room "The film begins with an avant-garde image. It is a static shot and it is only through time and a certain amount of dialogue that we realize that we are seeing a women's face as she lays on a table, the top of her head towards the camera,...