Exploring the idea that as a society we spend an increasing amount of time online. The Ministry of Information was set up as a proxy acting as an institution which monitors, polices and controls the volume of time spent online. Playing a role which challenges the users’ value of digital time and their social standing in society. Which time-class would you be?
Is your online persona more interesting than your physical self?
“Within the next generation I believe that the world’s rulers will discover that infant conditioning and narco-hypnosis are more efficient, as instruments of government, than clubs and prisons, and that the lust for power can be just as completely satisfied by suggesting people into loving their servitude as by flogging and kicking them into obedience.”
Letters of Note: Nineteen Eighty Four v. Brave New World.