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David Raymond Conroy — I Know that Fantasies are Full of Lies
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David Raymond Conroy talks us through his musings on self-reflexive advertising using a series of YouTube-sourced clips, touching on Hollywood, Roland Barthes, Cheese Burgers and Old Spice along the way.

Presented at Spike Island, Bristol as part of ‘Rickroll’, alongside works by George Barber, Jon Rafman, Marialaura Ghidini, Thomas Yeomans and Hannah Perry. This performance could be thought about in relation to capitalism, cinema, fiction, Hollywood, lecture / talk, presentation, Roland Barthes and YouTube.