"The quest for identity is always a violent quest" - Marshall McLuhan
decode stage is a video about the phenomena of new media on society. All too often we lose sight of the essence of the medium itself through the flood of content. The artwork brings current media into the context of Marshall McLuhens' theory of new media of the past. The samples of McLuhens iconic sentences were made long before the time of the internet. But the timeless statements of his general media theory still fit too well with the social characteristics of today. Come in and watch as the stage begins decoding into the digital hemisphere.