Technique Dada Cut-Up Burroughs

The idea for this post came while watching an episode of Luther. In one scene, Luther has spread crime photos across the floor. A┬ádetective enters, asking why the mess. Luther says he’s using the David Bowie decoupage technique. (I’m roughly paraphrasing, so forgive any inexactness.) Ah-ha! I thought. The old William S. Burroughs cut-up technique!…