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Richard Prince

Richard Prince

The work of Richard Prince and his acts of re-appropriation of images was very influential, especially the way in which he highlighted the absurdity of the mass media and digital, impossible reality mind-set, such as with his works… 128 more words


Hyperreality in Semiotics and Post Modernism (Quick Thought)

In Simulacra and Simulation, Jean Baudrillard depicts hyperreality as a real without origin or reality. Place yourself in a… 767 more words


The system is you, you are the system

‘America is neither dream nor reality. It is a hyperreality. It is a hyperrality because it is a utopia which has behaved from the very beginning as though it were already achieved. 513 more words


Black Friday

Black Friday, which is the Friday after Thanksgiving, for the last forty years, has been signifying the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. However, in drawing upon Baudrillard’s notion of ‘hyperreality’, it is possible to shift from the classic understanding of Black Friday as just a festivity and thus highlight its discursive nature and consequently its multiple meanings. 1,000 more words


Dear Madhes!!

Dear Madhes,

It is 100th day of shutdown!!! One hundred day in 365 days amounts to some 27.39 %. And for this much time- you have been silently shouting by staying stagnant. 553 more words

Sweta's Monologue

Real Fake HyperReal Cynicism

It can be difficult navigating our hyperreal, liquid, fluid digital culture with any amount of discernment and sincerity. Disney Land is plastic and fabricated while branding itself the ‘happiest place on earth’. 86 more words


What Does Anything Mean? - Postmodernism, Modern Life and Meaningless in Justin Bieber's "What Do You Mean?"

In my review of Justin Bieber’s What Do You Mean?I promised that I’d write a positive interpretation of the song portraying it as a piece of art grappling with the problems of everyday existence. 778 more words

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