They Got Us All Good

J Curcio
2 min readMar 1, 2022

A comment of mine to a friend and fellow artist, commiserating about what it's like right now. Thought it may have some broader salience.

For any artist who isn’t in the top %, The Algorithm is not our friend. (Maybe even then, but that’s a slightly different story a think.)

The Social media companies use an aggregated firehose of all our content (millions and millions of paintings, photos, videos…

J Curcio

Author, multi-hyphenate Artist and Producer. These days, mostly an agender racoon living in a tree made out of production equipment and books.