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By Our Own Hand - first outing

Last Friday was the  preview of the very first showing of By Our Own Hand, a collaborative artwork devised by the artist Richard Grayson. It was also the  first exhibition in Matt’s Gallery’s new space in Nine Elms – a double celebration! 251 more words

London

BBC 3 Podcast: The Society of the Spectacle

The BBC 3 podcast on The Society of the Spectacle first aired on 20 October, 2017. Host of the show was Ian McMillan and Hollie McNish and guests were Will Self, Nick Harkaway, Paul Harfleet and Keisha Thompson. 459 more words

Research And Reflection

The Culmination of Separation - The Society of the Spectacle

I struggled through this first chapter of Guy Debord’s book The Society of the Spectacle and although I found it extremely heavy going, I think I’ve got the gist of what he is trying to convey. 896 more words

Research And Reflection

Spectacles Speculations: In Terms of Images

“The spectacle is the bad dream of a modern society in chains, and ultimately expresses nothing more than its desire to sleep. The spectacle is the guardian of this sleep.” — Guy Debord, 1967… 927 more words

ISSUES...

The Philosophy of Logan and Jake Paul

When two people dominate media to the extent Logan and Jake Paul do, it reveals something. It reveals aspects of ourselves and our society that we may not understand, nor even want to understand. 1,147 more words

Critical Theory

Lies, Alienation, Falsity, Inversion, Bondage and Spectacle. Guy Debord's 'Society of the Spectacle'.

The Das Kapital of the 20th century. An essential text, and the main theoretical work of the situationists. Few works of political and cultural theory have been as enduringly provocative. 149 more words

Non-fiction

Lost and found

Amateurs of riddles will find hereunder the quick “broken English” translation of a previously unpublished letter found in a bunch of other documents and temporarily saved from the garbage dump. 1,006 more words