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Should you wish to know

What are we doing? What are they doing? Does anybody know, care or plan it?

Out of all possibilities, I was closest to believing that humanity was a computer simulation, a game, but even for this an agenda would be necessary. 360 more words

Own Photos

On Art (and why we need it)

Christina takes a close look at the Adam Curtis film Hypernormalisation, and his assertion that the art world may be partly responsible for Brexit and Trump. 1,406 more words

News

Our 12 Favourite Documentaries Of 2016

2016 was a year in which reality began to seem rather unreal, where real-world developments¬†beat satirical shows like Veep and Saturday Night Live¬†to the punch with some of the most bizarre turns of events in recent years, with a reality-TV star and general man-child (or as he called himself on Twitter this month, “ratings machine DJT”), now readying himself to become leader of the free world. 1,638 more words

Film & TV

Renewed Premiere Thursday.

Adam Curtis strikes again with ‘HyperNormalisation’. This time, he challenges our preconceived idea of the ‘real’ as he brings out examples of the ‘fake world’ we live in: everything is constructed by elites, politicians and influential magnates that shape the world according to their needs. 82 more words

Putin and the posthuman

The other day I was listening to Sam Harris his talk with Garry Kasparov on the questions the figure of Putin raises for the coming decades. 902 more words

Orient

Review

I am to write a television film review for the Guardian on Adam Curtis’ ‘HyperNormalisation’ for their online publication. The article will engage with the Guardian’s… 90 more words

Journalism

Driveways of Ice and Peril by Adam Curtis

This is a story of a struggle against nature. It is one that involves you, me, and the vast meteorological forces beyond our comprehension, or control. 672 more words