The Satanic Packaging and Advertising Initiative (SPAI)
(with image projections) at ICOLS Launch - MCA Sydney - 13
what was advertised I’m not going to be doing a performance.
This is obviously a bit of corporate misrepresentation. I would
say however, that in the scale of what we’re getting used to,
this is not a massive corporate misrepresentation, but it is a corporate
misrepresentation, but it certainly hints at behaviour patterns
that we are becoming increasingly accustomed to.
when we compare this lie - that I’m going to be doing a performance
- with the misrepresentation by Worldcom of a profit of 3.8 billion
dollars, my lie fades a little bit into the background. Or when
we think that Enron hid one million dollars between 1998 and 2001
or that Merrick recorded 12.4 billion in revenue that was never
collected… I would also like to point out that these corporate
mismanagements are also a direct result of an ICOLS project.
was wondering how best to explain the workings of ICOLS and I then
thought it would perhaps be best just to talk about one of the ICOLS
projects and its effects and outcomes.
project was initially conceived by the Department of Global Disenchantment
and it used as its starting point a curious geographical fault line
that runs up through Mexico, through Arizona, and then ends up in
Dick Cheney’s hometown. Dick Cheney, as you know, is also being
investigated for some of his operations from when he was with Halliburton.
so now this is the faultline. It’s route 666.
the Department of Global Disenchantment was going to try and expand
the psychic geography which is described by this route. It wanted
to amplify the resonances and decided that the best way to do this
was to provide conference facilities. So around about 1925 to 1930
ICOLS bought a chain of road houses that provided conference facilities
to corporate America. Here’s the 666 Motor Inn which was one
of the most popular meeting points for the boards of corporate America.
this was fine as far as it went, but it was only affecting a minute
part of the population and that really for serious Icolic malfeasance
to be generated, a new initiative was needed and I think that my
department, in which I am Night Manager, can take some credit for
this, even though we were using technology that had been developed
by the Department of Global Nostalgia.
we decided to do was to use disease as a vector but not actually
disease in the sense of Crazies, but to use the cure
of the disease as the vector, to try and disseminate the Icolic
malfeasance, and so we set up a small company not far out of Tucson,
Arizona that started producing cough linctuses.
actually started around about 1910 - we actually reversed time slightly
in order to do this - and we took out advertising campaigns in all
these local papers.
You’ll also notice by proximate placing of advertising material
you have underneath it, ‘Start your own Business’ and
I can tell you that in fact Worldcom was set up with this loan and
managed to place 666 as the preferred cold cure of the population
running along route 666.
named this initiative the SPAI, the Satanic Packaging and
Advertising Initiative and I do think that in many ways it speaks
for itself. It speaks about the functions of a lot of ICOLS. I must
say that at this point the company was workshopped and further developed
by the department of Future Projections and I would like to congratulate
my colleagues on the excellent work that they did.
at 666 managed to develop and penetrate the market to such an extent
(we grabbed them young as this advertising image indicates)
that it survived from 1910 as the favoured product, and there’s
is informing the brand longevity so this sort of brings it up to,
closer to, the present day,
and it is I think not just coincidence that Cheney was in the
psychic area of this ICOLS project, that Enron used the conference
facilities, that Merrick, or rather the financial planner for Merrick,
his family in fact comes from the area where in fact Tub o’Rub
666 was launched and that Xerox, which has just been forced to at
least take five years profits results, had a significant branch
presence in the Tub o’Rub catchment area as well.
built upon the success of the 666 experiment ICOLS has decided
to diversify and also localise. We think that it is important that
now that we have proven that we can profoundly corrupt corporate
it may be time to bring the ICOLS approaches closer to home.
first we thought about a shipping line but somehow that seemed to
be too slow and probably not making enough inroads and then we thought
that given our need to downscale slightly, to cut back, that local
broadcasting might be the way to go
about three or four years ago we set up 666 ABC Canberra, the broadcasting
station, and I think you can see the direct result of this ICOLS
project in our current Government’s refugee policies and I
think that this is something that ICOLS can claim as another significant
intervention of the 666 undertaking and we are sort of proud of
this is the first time that ICOLS has become public and we are here
to celebrate ICOLS. This is only an example of its incredibly complex
undertakings. These departments, the Department of Dislocated Memory,
the International Department of Local Aesthetics, the Department
of Global Nostalgia, the Local Unit of Missing Links, the Department
of Future Projections, the Department of Revolutionary Nostalgia,
the Department of Global Disenchantment have all been engaged in
ongoing business plans and projects etcetera of the same resonance
and the same interest as the 666 cough linctus and the SPAI undertaking.
I would also like to point out that, I think it’s the Department
of Global Disenchantment, would like you to engage in the protocols
of virtual relations over there, through the manipulation of pickled
onions and toothpicks. Now, we cannot promise that DNA material
will not be sampled from these pickled onions later and that you
may actually find yourself branded and cloned and possibly in Tucson