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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.

As part of a series of events at Spike Island, Bristol, ‘Rickroll’ brought together work by artists George Barber, Jon Rafman, Marialaura Ghidini, Thomas Yeomans and Hannah Perry. This performance can be considered in relation to the following: capitalism, cinema, fiction, Hollywood, lecture / talk, presentation, Roland Barthes and YouTube.