Détournement par excellence.
Beijing-based Guan Xiao tries to steer away from the label “post-internet artist,” but, looking at her work, it’s obvious the tool—and the advancement that comes with it—is a big part of her creative endeavours. Both her sculptural and video pieces, which are often interconnected, draw on imagery found on the net, treating it both as a source and a platform.
Someone took footage of Vladimir Putin singing Fats Domino’s “Blueberry Hill”and edited it to look like Putin is instead singing Radiohead’s “Creep.”
h/t Dangerous Minds.