Sunday, March 19, 2017
Evidence of MC's Early Internetventions Unearthed!!
While digging through a bin of moldy collage materials, Really Happening came across this evidence of Mannlicher's legendary early absurdist interventions using free web-hosting and design services from the mid-90s to the early 2000s, when this Cafepress giftshop was set up.
The http://members.nbci.com/mannlichercarcano site was the last of 3 or 4 of these interventionist sites, which were filled with misinformation, confusing linkage, and the cheesiest default design elements available. The skeleton of the site's front page is viewable via the Wayback machine, but all the pictorial content is missing, and the layers of pages weren't saved, so it's not really worth the click.
We can't make out what the image on offer was, but there is some recollection that it was a completely unintelligible, densely layered lo-res digital mish-mash that no one in their right minds would want on their $1000 coffee mug. We went to see if these items were still available on the Cafepress site, but all we found was this:
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