Examines the work of artists who explore specific strategies of branding and presentation in their response to the pervasively commoditized environment. This work represents a range of media: sculpture, video, installation, sound, painting, and photography.
Daniel Thomas Cook is a sociologist of advertising and communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Nine stories by Dung Kai-cheung, an author and teacher of creative writing in Hong Kong, were translated by Winnie Won Yin Wong. Other contributors include Ginger Gregg Duggan, Judith Hoos Fox, Cele C. Otnes, and Linda M. Scott.