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King Communism (7)

king communism – poster 7

“For a poetry necessarily without  poems.”

“Outside the revolutionary periods when the masses become poets in action, small circles of poetic adventure could be considered the only places where the totality of revolution subsists, as an unrealized but close-at-hand potentiality, like the shadow of an absent personage. 144 more words

Situationist

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King Communism (7)

king communism – poster 7

“For a poetry necessarily without  poems.”

“Outside the revolutionary periods when the masses become poets in action, small circles of poetic adventure could be considered the only places where the totality of revolution subsists, as an unrealized but close-at-hand potentiality, like the shadow of an absent personage. 144 more words

Situationist

The Revolution of Everyday Life

I watch you struggle to survive
Soaked in this pathetic sea of shames;
Work, work, work, Relax.
Repeat.
An asinine arsenal of anticipations
Thick sweat melted to the skin, 17 more words

Black Mirror 1x02 and 'The Society of Spectacle'

A couple of nights ago I decided to watch again an episode of Black Mirror while drinking some beers. For the ones who might know about it, this show is composed by several episodes whose themes are completely different. 1,886 more words

English

Notes on Society of the Spectacle: Chapters 8 and 9

Chapter 8: “Negation and Consumption Within Culture”

#180 “Culture is the general sphere of knowledge and of representations of the lived.” Once culture separates out on its own, it becomes imperialist and ends up suppressing its independence and eventually negating itself. 2,549 more words

Society

Shattering the Spectacle

I‘m recently back from a two-day workshop for social scientists in Edinburgh. On day one, I gave a talk with the title of ‘Emancipatory Social Science: from monological to dialogical communication’. 1,169 more words

UK

Now Hear This! - A review of Thus Spoke the Spectacle

We know that the images flashing at us from the multitude of screens that surround us are trying to tell us something. To a certain extent the meanings are quite obvious: status updates alert us to new messages, newscasters inform us of what is going on in the world, commercials exhort us to improve our lives by purchasing various products, and so forth. 1,800 more words

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