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A video documentary combining exhibition footage of the Situationist International exhibitions with film footage of the 1968 Paris student uprising, and graffiti and slogans based on the ideas of Guy Debord (one of the foremost spokesmen of the Situationist International movement). 501 more words

A World Between the Words and Reader

Spectacles are events or scenes regarded in terms of their visual impact and these could be everyday situations or something which has caused more of a scene but either way, it has had an impact on the person who has viewed it. 535 more words

Spectacles And Simulacra

The Matrix, The Media And Postmodern Politics

I often use the film,  The Matrix (Wachowski Bros., 1999), as a way to introduce students to postmodernist ideas and how they dominate contemporary political thinking, and also to illustrate the hyper-reality that permeates the social space. 2,399 more words


Consume your Art Like a Snickers Bar?

Consumerism is such a buzzword these days, isn’t it?

When you think about it, there’s not much that can’t be commodified or broken down into simpler parts for distribution and eventual sale to a market. 1,436 more words

Modern And Contemporary Asian Art

Northwestern vs. Ohio State, a serious and self-parodically high-brow preview

“Once upon a time you dressed so fine
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn’t you ?
People’d call, say, “Beware doll, you’re bound to fall.”

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Theory Versus Practice (YouTube Video)

I made a YouTube video detailing the split between theory and practice that I experience in my day to day life as a writer and thinker, and reference philosophers that talk about the split, such as William James, the American pragmatist. 101 more words