Push Button: A History of Idleness and Ignorance
- Gibbs Chapman |
- 2004 |
- 16 minutes |
- COLOR |
Rental Format(s): 16mm
In the modern era, the combined elements of human innovation and dementia have led us into a new relationship with our time and energy, one in which the quest for a current immediacy or an ease of operation has created a culture of lethargy and ignorance of new proportion.
push button - a history of idleness and ignorance is a film, setting out to describe the journey from hunter/gatherer to sloucher/slacker and the dangling carrot of "leisure" time. Additionally, the piece is a call to action, to crush the monstrous cancer known as advertising and the salivating hyenas of consumer-dollar extraction.