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William Gibson’s Neuromancer Staged With Porn Star

November 23rd, 2009 11:27 admin

destinyland writes “Sunday night saw a reading of the William Gibson’s classic cyberpunk novel featuring porn star Sasha Grey at a New York art museum, along with sculpture-props simulating virtual reality. Artist Brody Condon promised to combine ‘Gibson’s 1980s dystopian techno-fetishism with early twentieth-century abstraction,’ but the editor of H+ magazine challenges that description. ‘In a 1993 interview, Gibson himself told me: “I think my world looks dystopian if you’re a middle class white guy doing reasonably well in 1993… There are so many places in the world today that are so much crappier than anything I’m writing about.”‘ And earlier this month William Gibson shared his response to a blog post about the event. ‘Gol’ dang! It’s news to me!’”

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